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International Neuroethics Society

Neuroethics studies the social, legal, ethical and policy implications of advances in neuroscience. With the unprecedented progress in the basic sciences of mind and brain and in the treatment of psychiatric and neurologic disorders, comes an expanding role of neuroscience into classrooms, courtrooms, offices and homes around the world.  A principle objective of the INS is to help the public understand the issues raised by this research and the powerful new tools being developed. Some examples are:

  • brain privacy and the use of sophisticated imaging
  • cognitive enhancement and potential avenues for pharmacological manipulation
  • the use of brain imaging in the criminal justice system
  • neurotechnology safety - including interventions and devices
  • the neurobiology of decision-making and applications - in areas such as marketing, and others

INS Membership

Members receive access to networking opportunities, meeting registration discounts, and a reduced subscription price for the quarterly journal AJOB Neuroscience.

Membership categories include: 

  • Regular
  • Student
  • Trainee/Postdoc
  • Affiliate
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Neuroethics Events

2016 Annual Meeting
International Neuroethics Society
November 10-11
San Diego, USA

Neuroethics Seminar Series
Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics
Live online broadcasts from INS!

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News / Announcements

New Decade, New Look! Submit an entry for the INS Logo Design Contest by June 30

New Strategic Plan for the Society

The annual meeting will feature the new INS International Ambassador Program and Breakout Discussions.

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