Public Talk Series

CNS Public Talk – Ethics of direct-to-consumer neurotechnology

Ethics of direct-to-consumer neurotechnology Anna Wexler, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street, Room TBA The 2019-2020 theme is Penn Research on Neuroscience and Society. We are featuring faculty from four of Penn’s schools, presenting their research into the social implications [...]

CNS Public Talk – How marketing exploits our social brains

How marketing exploits our social brains Michael Platt, Departments Departments of Marketing, Psychology, Neuroscience, Wharton School Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street, Room TBA The 2019-2020 theme is Penn Research on Neuroscience and Society. We are featuring faculty from four of Penn’s schools, presenting their research into the social implications of [...]

CNS Public Talk – What people think is right and wrong to do with neuroenhancement

What people think is right and wrong to do with neuroenhancement John Medaglia, Department of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street, Room TBA The 2019-2020 theme is Penn Research on Neuroscience and Society. We are featuring faculty from four of Penn’s schools, presenting their research into the [...]

CNS Public Talk – The 8th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture – The neurobiology of selfishness in mouse and man

The 8th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture - The neurobiology of selfishness in mouse and man Ted Brodkin, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine Joe Kable, Department of Psychology Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall 260, 3730 Walnut Street The 2019-2020 theme is Penn Research on Neuroscience and Society. We are featuring [...]

CNS Public Talk – How the mind can change the brain: evidence-based interventions to reduce intergroup hostility

How the mind can change the brain: evidence-based interventions to reduce intergroup hostility Emile Bruneau, Annenberg School for Communication Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall 260, 3730 Walnut Street The 2019-2020 theme is Penn Research on Neuroscience and Society. We are featuring faculty from four of Penn’s schools, presenting their research [...]

CNS Public Talk – Psilocybin: Implications for healthy psychological functioning and therapeutics

Psilocybin: Implications for healthy psychological functioning and therapeutics Roland Griffiths, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street With generous co-sponsorship by the Dept of Medical Ethics and Health Policy The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run [...]

CNS Public Talk – The 7th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture – From selfish to selfless: psychopharmacology of human altruism

The 7th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture – From selfish to selfless: psychopharmacology of human altruism Molly Crockett, Psychology, Yale University Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our lectures [...]

CNS Public Talk – Making addiction a brain disease: A social history of addiction neuroscience

Making addiction a brain disease: A social history of addiction neuroscience Nancy D. Campbell, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Location: Claudia Cohen Hall 402, 249 South 36th Street With generous co-sponsorship by the Dept of History and Sociology of Science The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses [...]