2022 INS Annual Meeting
Montreal, Canada + Virtual
November 2-4, 2022

Research Presentations

The following research was accepted to the meeting and presented in the form of research talks and poster presentations. See the complete list of talksposters, and recognized investigators below.

Links to posters, slides and videos will remain available through December 31, 2022. If you need files removed from the webpage earlier, contact Robert Beets <[email protected]>.

Recognitions

Springer
Elsevier

Springer and Elsevier donated books and a journal subscription to Neuroethics to be allocated the following honorees. Many thanks to them and congratulations to the scholars!

Best Abstract

  • Nwabisa Vuyolwethu Mlandu, University of Cape Town; Co-authors: Kevin Thomas, Victoria Ives-Deliperi; 'Detecting Cultural Influences on Social Cognition: The South African-Adapted NEmo Test Battery' (T-13)

Best Abstract – Honorable Mention

  • Nathan Higgins, Monash University; Co-authors: John Gardner, Anna Wexler, Philipp Kellmeyer, Adrian Carter; 'Post-Trial Care in Invasive Neural Device Trials' (T-20)

Best Long Talk

  • Essence Leslie, Cleveland Clinic & Case Western Reserve University; Co-authors: Amanda Merner, Natalie Gase, Jaclyn Ziegler, Michelle Montpetite, Cynthia S. Kubu; 'Personality change measured using the frontal systems behavior inventory following deep brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson’s disease' (T-04)

Best Short Talk

  • Michaela Barber, Monash University; Co-authors: John Gardner, Adrian Carter; 'Psychedelics: An emerging technology with a conflicted identity' (T-15)

In-person Poster

  • Caroline Favron-Godbout, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal; co-authors: Perron C, Saint-Arnaud J, Vigneault L, Courtemanche S, Lafond J, Blondin R-A, Lecomte T, Lanteigne A, Montreuil M, Racine E; 'Medical aid in dying where a mental disorder is the sole underlying medical condition: perspectives of patients, relatives, and healthcare practitioners for ethical care' (A-15)

Virtual Poster

  • Jasmine Kwasa, Carnegie Mellon University; Co-authors: Lietsel Richardson, Nia Nickerson, Termara Parker; 'Demographic Reporting and Phenotypic Exclusion in fNIRS: Another Data Crisis' (V-05)

Best Videos

  • Moritz Maier, Fraunhofer IAO; 'How to involve society into neuroethical deliberations - Methodological considerations from the STIMCODE research project' (V-68)
  • Eric C. Blackstone, Case Western Reserve University; Co-authors: Paul J. Ford, Lauren R. Sankary; 'Ethical implications of inconsistent definitions of "palliative" in neurosurgical research' (B-15)

Best Topical Contribution – Theoretical / Philosophical

  • Stefanie Blain-Moraes, McGill University; Co-authors: Johnny Brennan, Molly Kelleher, Laura Specker Sullivan; 'Situated, dynamic personhood: Insights from caregivers of behaviorally unresponsive individuals' (A-27)

Best Topical Contribution – Clinical Neuroethics

  • Chinmayi Balusu, Columbia University; 'Caregiving in different spatial settings: empowering traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients by centering autonomy' (V-81)

Best Topical Contribution – Neurolaw / Policy

  • Deborah W. Denno, Fordham University School of Law; ‘Neuroethics and the plunging use of the insanity defense’ (V-38)

Talks

T-01  /  Legal  /  Long talk

Capacity assessments under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 post-neurointervention: the role and assessment of ‘authenticity’

Daisy Cheung <contact email>
Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong

Slides

 

T-02  /  Theoretical  /  Short talk

Looking through the lens of stigma: understanding and anticipating concerns about the use and responsible development of PEIs

Sandra Cai Chen (1), Robyn Bluhm (2), Eric Achtyes (3-4), Aaron McCright (5), Laura Y. Cabrera (6-7) <contact email>
Philosophy, Penn State University

Video

 

T-03  /  Theoretical  /  Short talk

Neural data: not for sale

Peter Zuk
Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

 

T-04  /  Empirical  /  Long talk

Personality change measured using the frontal systems behavior inventory following deep brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Essence Leslie (1,2), Amanda Merner (1,2), Natalie Gase (1,3), Jaclyn Ziegler (1), Michelle Montpetite (1), Cynthia S. Kubu (1,2) <contact email>
Cleveland Clinic; Case Western Reserve University

 

T-05  /  Legal  /  Short talk

Problematizing the promise of forensic pain neuroimaging

Roland Nadler <contact email>
Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

Slides

 

T-06  /  Humanistic  /  Long talk

Brain Death: Still Puzzling After All These Years

Richard Maundrell <contact email>
Department of Philosophy, Lakehead University

Video

 

T-07  /  Legal  /  Short talk

Implementing neurorights: legal and regulatory considerations

Walter G. Johnson (1), Lucille Nalbach Tournas (2) <contact email>
School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), Australian National University

Video

 

T-08  /  Theoretical  /  Short talk

A cross-cultural perspective on neuroethics: barriers, misconceptions, and nuances

Chinmayi Balusu (1,2) <contact email>
Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia University; Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Slides

 

T-09  /  Theoretical  /  Long talk

How Direct-to-Consumer Neurotechnology Affects Identity

Muriel Leuenberger <contact email>
Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford

Slides

 

T-10  /  Theoretical  /  Short talk

The ethical examination of non-validated closed-loop deep-brain stimulation treatments in psychiatric surgery

Ian Stevens (1,2) <contact email>
University of Tasmania / Oregon Health & Science University

Slides

 

T-11  /  Theoretical  /  Long talk

Reversibility, Consent, and The Regulation of Emerging Neurosurgical Therapies in Psychiatry

Jonathan Pugh
The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford

 

T-12  /  Empirical  /  Short talk

Care Partner Burden and Needs in Adaptive Deep Brain Stimulation Clinical Trials

Amanda R. Merner (1), Michelle T. Pham (1), Katrina A. Muñoz (2), Kristin Kostick-Quenet (2), Clarissa E. Sanchez (2), Laura Torgerson (2), Jill Robinson (2), Stacey Pereira (2), Simon Outram (3), Barbara A. Koenig (3), Philip A. Starr (4), Aysegul Gunduz (5,6), Kelly D. Foote (5), Michael S. Okun (5), Wayne Goodman (7), Amy L. McGuire (2), Peter Zuk (1), Gabriel Lázaro-Muñoz (1,8) <contact email>
Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

 

T-13  /  Empirical  /  Long talk

Detecting Cultural Influences on Social Cognition: The South African-Adapted NEmo Test Battery

Nwabisa Vuyolwethu Mlandu (1,2), Kevin Thomas (1), Victoria Ives-Deliperi (2) <contact email>
Department of Psychology, Division of Neuropsychology, University of Cape Town

Slides

 

T-14  /  Empirical  /  Short talk

Psychedelic identity shift: A critical approach to set and setting

Neşe Devenot (1), Aidan Seale-Feldman (2), Elyse Smith (3), Tehseen Noorani (4), Albert Garcia-Romeu (5), Matthew W. Johnson (5) <contact email>
Institute for Research in Sensing, University of Cincinnati; Center for Psychedelic Drug Research and Education, The Ohio State University

Slides

 

T-15  /  Empirical  /  Short talk

Psychedelics: An emerging technology with a conflicted identity

Michaela Barber (1), John Gardner (2), Adrian Carter (1) <contact email>
Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, Monash University

Slides

 

T-16  /  Empirical  /  Short talk

Patient understandings of invasiveness and neurosurgical decision-making: evaluating essential tremor treatments

Gase N (1,2), Merner A (2,3), Leslie E (2,3), Zeigler J (2), Montpetite M (2), Kubu CS (2, 3)
Cleveland Clinic, John Carroll University

 

T-17  /  Empirical  /  Short talk

Ethical Intersections and Tensions Between Intellectual Property Protections and Open Neuroscience

Anna Nuechterlein (1), Ari Rotenberg (1), Ashley Lawson (1), Jeffrey LeDue (2), Paul Pavlidis (2), Judy Illes (1) <contact email>
Neuroethics Canada, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Slides

 

T-18  /  Humanistic  /  Short talk

Managing Racial Tensions in Inpatient Neurology

Andrew P Huang, Nimish Mohile, Robert G Holloway <contact email>
University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Neurology

Slides

 

T-19  /  Theoretical  /  Long talk

Should we implement shared decision-making between doctors and surrogates of patients with disorders of consciousness in early rehabilitation? An ethical analysis of its justification

C. Derchi (1), M. Bassi (2), A. Comanducci (1), C. Valota (2), M. Rosenfelder (3), P. Oehl (4), L. Willacker (5), M. Hohl (4), A. Mazza (1), A. Bender (5), J. Sitt (6), M. Rosanova (2), K. Kuehlmeyer (4)
IRCCS, Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS, Milan, Italy

 

T-20  /  Empirical  /  Long talk

Post-Trial Care in Invasive Neural Device Trials

Nathan Higgins (1), John Gardner (2), Anna Wexler (3), Philipp Kellmeyer (4), Adrian Carter (1)
School of Psychological Sciences, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, Monash University

 

T-21  /  Empirical  /  Short talk

Personhood, Privacy, and Spirituality: Neuroethics of digital mental health innovations for youth in Africa

Eunice Kamaara (1), David Nderitu (2), Eric Masese (3), Lucy Kiyiapi (3), Sarah Wawa (4), Dismas Oketch (5), Julius Sigei (6), Lukoye Atwoli (7) <contact email>
Department of Philosophy, Religion and Theology, Moi University, Eldoret

Slides

 

T-22  /  Legal  /  Short talk

Addressing Privacy Risk in Neuroscience Data: From Data Protection to Harm Prevention

Anita S. Jwa, Russell A. Poldarck <contact email>
Department of Psychology, Stanford University

 

T-23  /  Empirical  /  Short talk

Rethinking the relationship between functionality and beneficiality in neural interfaces for artificial vision

Lilyana Levy (1), Hamasa Ebadi (2), Ally Peabody Smith (1), Lauren Taiclet (1), Nader Pouratian (2), Ashley Feinsigner (1)
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Medicine

 

Posters

  • Group A – In-person posters featured on Wednesday, November 2
  • Group B – In-person posters featured on Thursday, November 3
  • Group V – Virtual posters available starting Tuesday, October 25

 

Group A

In-person posters featured on Wednesday

 

A-05  /  Empirical

The New Witness Within —Neurotechnology and The Re-Diagnosis of Epilepsy

Tobias Haeusermann, Kristina Celeste Fong, Winston Chiong, Daniel Dohan <contact email>
University of California, San Francisco

Poster

 

A-06  /  Literature Review

Strengths and Gaps in the Ethics Landscape of Spinal Cord Injury Research

Anna Nuechterlein, Lydia Feng, Alaa Yehia, Vyshu Manohara, Judy Illes <contact email>
Neuroethics Canada, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Poster

 

A-07  /  Empirical

Key Expert Stakeholder Perspectives on the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Emerging Technology for Highly Portable and Accessible MRI

Francis X. Shen (1,2,3), Frances Lawrenz (4), Efraín Torres (5,6), Susan M. Wolf (1,7,8) <contact email>
Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics & Dept. of Global Health & Social Medicine; MGH Department of Psychiatry; Harvard Law School

Poster

 

A-08  /  Empirical  /  Short talk

Personhood, Privacy, and Spirituality: Neuroethics of digital mental health innovations for youth in Africa

Eunice Kamaara (1), David Nderitu (2), Eric Masese (3), Lucy Kiyiapi (3), Sarah Wawa (4), Dismas Oketch (5), Julius Sigei (6), Lukoye Atwoli (7)
Department of Philosophy, Religion and Theology, Moi University, Eldoret

Short talk (in-person) Thursday, Nov 3 @ 4:00–5:00pm

 

A-09  /  Empirical

Assessing Amputee Perspectives and Concerns on Participation in Neuroprosthesis Research: An Interview Study

Juhi Farooqui (1, 2), Timothy Brown (3) <contact email>
Neuroscience Institute, Carnegie Mellon University; Rehab Neural Engineering Labs, University of Pittsburgh

Poster

 

A-10  /  Empirical

Ethical considerations regarding the experience and work of research participants in long-term, highly interactive studies: a qualitative interview study

Erika Versalovic (1), Ishan Dasgupta (2), Andreas Schönau (1), Timothy E. Brown (3), Sara Goering (1), and Eran Klein (4) <contact email>
Department of Philosophy, University of Washington

Video

 

A-11  /  Empirical

Ethical Considerations for Neurotechnologies Targeting Autism

Jennifer Jin <contact email>
Center for Ethics, Emory University

Poster

 

A-12  /  Empirical

Assessment of Ketamine Treatment Practices for Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Victoria Gemme (1), Caleigh Propes (2) <contact email>
Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

Poster

 

A-13  /  Empirical

Pediatric Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia: Patient and Caregiver Experiences

Michelle T. Pham (1,2), Tiffany A. Campbell (2), Katherine J. Freedberg (2), Laura Torgerson (3), Benjamin Eappen (3), Charis Tang (3), Natalie Dorfman (3), Kristin Kostick-Quenet (3), Eric A. Storch (4), Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby (3), Gabriel Lázaro-Muñoz (2,5) <contact email>
"Center for Bioethics and Social Justice, Michigan State UniversityCenter for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School"

Poster

 

A-14  /  Empirical

Levels of Evidence: Clinician Perspectives on the Potential of DBS for Pediatric Patients with Treatment-Resistant OCD

Michelle T. Pham (1, 2), Tiffany A. Campbell (1), Laura Torgerson (3), Kristin Kostick-Quenet (3), Eric A. Storch (4), Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby (3), Gabriel Lázaro-Muñoz (1, 5) <contact email>
"Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical SchoolCenter for Bioethics and Social Justice, Michigan State University"

Poster

 

A-15  /  Empirical

Medical aid in dying where a mental disorder is the sole underlying medical condition: perspectives of patients, relatives, and healthcare practitioners for ethical care

Favron-Godbout C (1,2); Perron C (3); Saint-Arnaud J (2); Vigneault L (4); Courtemanche S (2); Lafond J (2); Blondin R-A (5); Lecomte T (6); Lanteigne A (7); Montreuil M (1,8); Racine E (1,2) <contact email>
Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal; Université de Montréal

Poster

 

A-16  /  Empirical

Whither Asperger’s Syndrome? Revisiting the DSM-5 Diagnostic Revision

Archana Bharadwaj (1,2), M. Ariel Cascio (1) <contact email>
1. Central Michigan University College of Medicine 2. Washington University in St. Louis Department of Anesthesiology

Poster

 

A-17  /  Empirical

Bringing neuroethics to life in autism employment research

Brandon Snel (1), Aashima Sarin (1), Jun Hwan Kim (1), M. Ariel Cascio (1)
Central Michigan University College of Medicine

Poster

 

A-18  /  Empirical

Race, ethnicity and rurality in public perceptions of therapeutic implanted neural devices

Bryan B. Chen (1), Tobias Haeusermann (1), Kristina Celeste Fong (1), Roy H. Hamilton (2), Daniel Dohan (1), Winston Chiong (1) <contact email>
Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Poster

 

A-19  /  Empirical

Who does neuroethics scholarship address, and what does it recommend? A content analysis of neuroethics abstracts

Rebekah Choi (1); Nina(Yichen) Wei (1); Laura Specker-Sullivan (2), Anna Wexler (1) <contact email>
Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

Poster

 

A-20  /  Empirical

Ethical Considerations for Neurosurgical Decision-Making in Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Jasmine Hughes (1), Charis Spears (1), Mareshah Sowah(1), Nathan Shlobin (1), Deborah Koltai (1,3), Micheal Haglund (1,2), Anthony Fuller (1,2) <contact email>
Duke Global Neurosurgery and Neurology, Duke University

 

A-21  /  Empirical

Neuroscience research and institutional animal care and use in Nigeria: matters arising

Abayomi Ajayi (1), Mercy Oluwapelumi Dada (2)
Kogi State University, Anyigba, Department of Anatomy

 

A-22  /  Empirical

The Effect of Sports-Related Concussion Education Quality on How Youth Athletes and Parents Perceive Risk and Concussion Management

Eleanor Fitzwilliams (1), Sydney Diekmann (4), Carly Rasmussen (4), Abbey Everson (1), Tess Limberg (1), Francis X. Shen (2,3), Adam P. Steiner (1)
Psychology and Cognitive Science, Minnesota State University Mankato

 

A-24  /  Empirical / Theoretical

Dignity Neuroscience: A new lens for neuroethics in healthcare, research, and public policy

Tara L. White (1,2,3,4,5), Meghan A. Gonsalves (6)
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, School of Public Health, Brown University; Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University; Carney Institute for Brain Science, Brown University; Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University; Life Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge.

Poster

 

A-25  /  Empirical

The neuroethics of vaccination acceptance among us college students: Explicit and, game theory based, implicit measures of altruism

Lawrence Amsel (1,2), Micheline Bresnahan (1.3), Christina W. Hoven (1,2,3), Keely Cheslack-Postava (1,2), Megan Ryan (2), Yael Cycowicz (1.2), Diana Rodriguez Moreno (1,2), George Musa (1,2,3), Larkin S. McReynolds (1,3) <contact email>
Department of Psychiatry , Columbia University

Poster

 

A-26  /  Empirical

EdTech and ethics: monitoring suicide risk in UK schools

Jessica Lorimer <contact email>
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford

Poster

 

A-27  /  Theoretical

Situated, dynamic personhood: Insights from caregivers of behaviorally unresponsive individuals

Johnny Brennan (1), Molly Kelleher (2), Stefanie Blain-Moraes (3), Laura Specker Sullivan (4) <contact email>
Philosophy Department, Fordham University

Poster

 

 

Group B

In-person posters featured on Thursday, November 3

 

B-05  /  Legal

Penny for your thoughts: tracking commercial applications of passive brain-computer-interface technology

Ari Rotenberg (1), Anna Nuechterlein (1), Stacey Anderson-Redick (2), Zelma Kiss (3), Judy Illes (1) <contact email>
Neuroethics Canada, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Poster

 

B-06  /  Legal

Ethical tensions in neurotechnology innovation: a landscape review of American patents granted 2016-2020

Ari Rotenberg (1), Anna Nuechterlein (1), Stacey Anderson-Redick (2), Zelma Kiss (3), Judy Illes (1) <contact email>
Neuroethics Canada, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Poster

 

B-07  /  Literature Review

Treating eating disorders in patients with Autism: Should treatment standards be implemented on a spectrum?

Nooshin C. Beygui, M. Ariel Cascio <contact email>
Central Michigan University, College of Medicine

Poster

 

B-09  /  Engagement Processes

Continuing trial responsibilities in implanted neural device trials: convening diverse stakeholders to facilitate research-related care

Nina S. Hsu (1), Saskia Hendriks (1, 2), Christine Grady (2) <contact email>
NINDS, NIH

Poster

 

B-10  /  Curriculum Proposal

Plan for the development of a neuroethics organization at Boston University

Jackie Birnbaum (1), Cara Ravasio (2) <contact email>
Graduate Program for Neuroscience, Boston University

Video

 

B-11  /  Empirical

Morally problematic situations experienced by adults living with rare diseases, including rare neurological diseases

Ariane Quintal (1,2,3), Élissa Hotte (1,2), Annie-Danielle Grenier* (2), Caroline Hébert* (2), Isabelle Carreau* (2), Yves Berthiaume* (2,3), Eric Racine (1,2,3,4) (* Equivalent contributions) <contact email>
"1. Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal2. Département de médecine sociale et préventive, Université de Montréal"

Poster

 

B-12  /  Theoretical

“Helping Others” and Translational Misconception

Ashley Feinsinger, Ally Peabody Smith <contact email>
David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

Poster / Poster Thursday, Nov 3 @ 10am-11am

 

B-13  /  Theoretical

Misplaced trust and ill-placed distrust: How not to engage with AI in clinical neuroscience

Georg Starke (1), Marcello Ienca (1,2) <contact email>
College of Humanities, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Poster

 

B-14  /  Theoretical

Strengthening Autism Research and Neurotechnology Development through Adapted Community Based Participatory Research Methods

Rekha Crawford (1); Michael J. Young, MD, MPhil (1) <contact email>
Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Biomedical Engineering, Brown University

Poster

 

B-15  /  Theoretical

Ethical implications of inconsistent definitions of "palliative" in neurosurgical research

Eric C. Blackstone(1), Paul J. Ford (2, 3), Lauren R. Sankary (1, 2, 3) <contact email>
Department of Bioethics, Case Western Reserve University

Poster / Video

 

B-16  /  Theoretical

Accessibility, user-centered design, and the future of neural-interfaces for artificial vision

Lilyana Levy*, Ally Peabody Smith*, Ashley Feinsinger (*equal contribution) <contact email>
Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

Poster

 

B-17  /  Theoretical

How can neuroethics come closer to life?

Polina Grushevska (1,4), Eric Racine (1,2,3) <contact email>
"1. Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal2. Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv"

Poster

 

B-18  /  Theoretical

Composition and capacity of Institutional Review Boards, and challenges experienced by members in ethics review processes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: An exploratory qualitative study

Yemisrach Zewdie Seralegne (1), Cynthia Khamala Wangamati (2), Rosemarie D. L. C. Bernabe (3), Bobbie Farsides (4), Abraham Aseffa (5), Martha Zewdie (6)
Clinical Trials Unit, Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI); Global Health Bioethics Network member, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK

 

B-19  /  Theoretical

Open psyence: Using the pillars of Open Science to enhance translational psychedelic research

Sarah Osborn  <contact email>
Imperial Centre for Psychedelic Research, Imperial College London

Poster

 

B-20  /  Theoretical

Heeding BCI Users’ Needs and Preferences in Regulatory Decision-Making: Where Do We stand? What Next?

Tugba Basaran Akmazoglu <contact email>
Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Poster

 

B-21  /  Theoretical

Morality in rodent maternal care: Theory and translation for postpartum depression

Kailyn Price
George Washington University, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology

 

B-22  /  Theoretical

Trust, patient advocates, and re-consent: improving consent in intraoperative brain research

Ally Peabody Smith, Ashley Feinsinger <contact email>
David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

Poster

 

B-23  /  Theoretical

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, criminal responsibility and prior fault: Lessons from addiction.

Nicholas Sinclair-House
University of Sussex; Sussex Crime Research Centre; Sussex Addiction Research and Intervention Centre.

 

B-24  /  Theoretical

The pain lottery: doing good with deception

Parker Crutchfield (1), Abram Brummett (2) <contact email>
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Poster

 

B-26  /  Theoretical

Radically reframing studies on neurobiology of socioeconomic circumstances: a call for social justice-oriented neuroscience

Kate Webb (1,2), Robyn Douglas (3), Carlos Cardenas-Iniguez (4)
Division of Depression and Anxiety, McLean Hospital/Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

B-27  /  Theoretical

EEG in applied contexts: ethical and pragmatical Implications

Federico Cassioli (1,2), Martina Sansone (1,2), Michela Balconi (1,2)
1. International research center for Cognitive Applied Neuroscience (IrcCAN), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy; 2. Research Unit in Affective and Social Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy

 

 

Group V

Virtual presentations available starting Tuesday, October 25

 

V-04  /  Empirical

Self vs machine: clinical and ethical implications of the effects of deep brain stimulation on cognition.

Laura de Lima Xavier, Daniel Roque <contact email>
Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina Hospitals

Poster

 

V-05  /  Empirical

Demographic Reporting and Phenotypic Exclusion in fNIRS: Another Data Crisis

Jasmine Kwasa (1), Lietsel Richardson (2), Nia Nickerson (3), Termara Parker (4) <contact email>
Neuroscience Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

Poster

 

V-06  /  Empirical

Personality, Authenticity Risk-Taking and Quality of Life in Adaptive DBS Trial Participants

Amanda R. Merner (1), Kristin Kostick-Quenet (2), Michelle T. Pham (1), Katrina A. Muñoz (2), Clarissa E. Sanchez (2), Laura Torgerson (2), Jill Robinson (2), Stacey Pereira (2), Simon Outram (3), Barbara A. Koenig (3), Philip A. Starr (4), Aysegul Gunduz (5,6), Kelly D. Foote (5), Michael S. Okun (5), Wayne Goodman (7), Amy L. McGuire (2), Peter Zuk (1), Gabriel Lázaro-Muñoz (1,8) <contact email>
Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

Poster

 

V-07  /  Empirical

Deep brain stimulation is restorative to personality in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Kubu CS (1,2), Merner A, (1,2 ), Frazier T (3), Gase N (1,3), Leslie E (1,2), Montpetite M (1), Zeigler J (1), Ford (1,2) <contact email>
Cleveland Clinic, Case Western Reserve University

Video

 

V-08  /  Empirical

A survey of medical students' attitudes toward clinical death after teaching the philosophy of death

Nicholas Ludka B.A. (1), Abram Brummett Ph.D. (2), Jason Adam Wasserman Ph.D. (2) <contact email>
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Poster

 

V-09  /  Empirical

A survey of investigators about sharing human research data in the neurosciences

Saskia Hendriks (1,2), Khara M. Ramos (1), Christine Grady (2) <contact email>
Department of Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD / NIH NINDS, Bethesda, MD

Video

 

V-10  /  Empirical

Engaging Equity for Digital Mental Health Technology

Nicole Martinez-Martin <contact email>
Stanford University

Slides

 

V-11  /  Empirical

The Differential Effects of Psychiatrists’ and Patients’ Prior Experiences on Views about Psychiatric Electroceutical Interventions

J. E. Cunningham (1), R. Bluhm (2), E. Achtyes (3-4), A. M. McCright (5), L.Y. Cabrera (6-7) <contact email>
College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University

Poster / Video

 

V-12  /  Empirical

Ethical implications of neurological research consent adaptations necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic

Lauren R. Sankary (1), Megan Zelinsky (2), Lars Lindgren (3), Paul J. Ford (1) <contact email>
Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Poster (access with same password as used for zoom sessions)

 

V-13  /  Empirical

Genetic and epigenetic associations with child development and mental health in an African context

LB. Moyakhe (1), N. Koen (1,2), S. Dalvie (1,2), D.J. Stein (1,2) <contact email>
Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Video

 

V-14  /  Empirical

A Scoping Review of the Academic Literature on BCI Ethics

Abigail Presley (1), Allen Coin (2), Veljko Dubljevic (2) <contact email>
NC State University

Poster

 

V-15  /  Empirical

Treating Addiction with Deep Brain Stimulation: An Ethical and Legal Analysis

Clara Lo (1,2), Mansee Mane (3), Michael Berk (4), Richard R. Sharp (5), Kendall H. Lee (1,6), Jason Yuen (1,4) <contact email>
Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic; School of Medicine, Deakin University

Video

 

V-16  /  Empirical

Brain writing to restore Vision? An ethical-empirical Investigation into Stakeholder Views on Visual Neuro-Implants

OC van Stuijvenberg (1), M Broekman (2,3), AL Bredenoord (4), KR Jongsma (1) <contact email>
Dept. of Medical Humanities Julius Center, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands; Dept. of Neurosurgery, Haaglanden Medical Center, The Hague, The Netherlands; Dept. of of Neurosurgery, Leiden Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Erasmus School of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Video

 

V-17  /  Empirical

How Stakeholders View Ethical Issues in TMS: A Pilot Interview Study

Brooke Ireland (1), Anirudh Nair (2), Tristan McIntosh (3), Veljko Dubljevic (1)
NC State University

 

V-18  /  Empirical

Deep Brain Stimulation and Neuroethics - Experiences and relationships of Parkinson’s disease patients undergoing deep brain stimulation

Seungmin Nam (1), Sang Ho Yoo (2), Young Soo Kim (2,3), Eunmi Ahn (2), Dae Young Kim (2,4), Minyoung Choi (5) <contact email>
Department of Medicine, Hanyang University

Poster

 

V-19  /  Empirical

A Mixed Method Study Using Comparative Analysis of Moral Judgment in Student and Police Officer Populations

Austin Chase Burg (1), Ronald P. Dempsey (1), Michael Pflanzer (1), Elizabeth Eskander (1), Veljko Dubljević (1) <contact email>
NC State University

Poster / Video

 

V-20  /  Empirical

A natural language processing model for identifying postpartum depressive symptoms through tweets

Maharshi Pandya (1), Sabrina Mann (1), Dhruv Patel (1)
Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Video

 

V-21  /  Empirical

Applying the Technology Acceptance Model to understand attitudes towards Brain-Computer Interfaces and Brain Stimulation Devices

Sebastian Sattler (1,2), Guido Mehlkop (3,4), Kathrin Schumacher (1,3) <contact email>
Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany; Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Poster / Video

 

V-22  /  Empirical

Strategy to implement neuroethics in the Brain Research Promotion Act in Korea

Tae-Woo. Kang, Sung-Jin. Jeong <contact email>
Korea Brain Research Institute (KBRI)

Poster / Video

 

V-23  /  Empirical

Using Virtual Reality to Study Adolescent Morality: A Pilot Study

Elizabeth Eskander, Michael Pflanzer, Austin Chase Burg, Veljko Dubljević <contact email>
NC State University

Poster

 

V-24  /  Empirical

Necessity, Luxury or Fantasy? Ethical, Legal and Financial barriers for Deep Brain Stimulation in Low-Income Countries.

Jason Yuen (1,2) <contact email>
1. Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA; 2. School of Medicine, Deakin University, Barwon Health, Geelong VIC 3216, Australia.

Video

 

V-25  /  Empirical

Monitoring the R&D activities of Italian neuroscience laboratories during times of crisis: the MIRNA project

Michela Balconi (1,2) , Laura Angioletti (1,2) <contact email>
"International Research Center for Cognitive Applied Neuroscience (IrcCAN), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy2Research Unit in Affective and Social Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy"

Video

 

V-26  /  Empirical

Neuroethics: mapping the field of Brazilian academic productions

Morais, Angelica F. O. D. (1,4), Nogueira, Maria Ines (1,2,4), Russo, Marisa (1,3,4) <contact email>
1. Department of Neurosciences and Behavior - Psychology Institute (NeC-IP), University of São Paulo/Brazil; 4. NEURO-I-SELF (CNPq-Group)

Video

 

V-27  /  Empirical / Theoretical

Living with an intruder in the brain. A phenomenological analysis of patients' experience with Deep Brain Stimulation

Giuseppe Comerci <contact email>
Vita-Salute San Raffaele university, Faculty of Philosophy

Slides / Video

 

V-28  /  Systematic Review

Neuromodulation and opioid use disorder: Ethical opportunities for Canada

Quinn Boyle, Judy Illes <contact email>
Neuroethics Canada, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Poster

 

V-29  /  Humanistic

Moral injury in neurocritical care: compromised autonomy as a state of vulnerability

Isabelle Mikell (1,2), Sunidhi Ramesh (1), Philipp Kellmeyer (3) <contact email>
Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University

Poster

 

V-30  /  Humanistic

Disorders of Consciousness, distributive epistemic justice, and the duties of privileged epistemic agents

L. Syd M Johnson (1) <contact email>
Center for Bioethics and Humanities, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Poster / Video

 

V-31  /  Humanistic

Responsibility issues raised by non-invasive neurotechnologies in light of ethics and philosophy

Laure Tabouy <contact email>
CESP-INSERM U1018, team ethics and epistemology, University of Paris Saclay,

Poster

 

V-32  /  Humanistic

On the significance of value-based neuroethics. Some concerns about the value of personal identity in DBS

Silviya Serafimova <contact email>
Department of Ethical Studies (BAS)

Video

 

V-33  /  Humanistic

Communication with Brain-Computer Interfaces in Complete Locked-in Syndrome. Insights for a Moral Agenda

Federico Zilio <contact email>
Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education, and Applied Psychology, University of Padua

Video

 

V-34  /  Humanistic

In face of the advances in brain-inspired robotics: Do we need to develop neuroethics of neurobotics?

Manuel Guerrero <contact email>
Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB), Uppsala University / Department of Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile

Poster

 

V-35  /  Humanistic

Artificial daemon: questioning the deification of information

Luis Jacob Retanan <contact email>
Department of Political Science, School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University

Video

 

V-38  /  Legal

Neuroethics and the plunging use of the insanity defense

Deborah W. Denno <contact email>
Fordham Law School, Neuroscience and Law Center

Video

 

V-39  /  Legal

Diminishing implicit age bias in judicial decision-making: How neurolaw can provide tools for judges to better deal with the issue of adolescents in conflict with the law in Brazil

Ana Maria Bezerra (1), José Manuel Muñoz (2-5) <contact email>
Graduate Program in Law, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)

Slides

 

V-40  /  Legal

Is mental self-determination needed as a new right? - related to the development of neuroscience and Korean legal rights

Minyoung Choi <contact email>
Korean Institute of Criminology and Justice

Poster

 

V-41  /  Legal

“You shall have the thought”: habeas cogitatio as a writ to enforce neurorights

José M. Muñoz (1-4), José Á. Marinaro (5) <contact email>
"(1) Gordon Center for Medical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School(2) Institute for Culture and Society (ICS), University of Navarra(3) International Center for Neuroscience and Ethics (CINET), Tatiana Foundation(4) Asociación Mexicana de Neuroética (AMNE)"

 

V-42  /  Legal

The Shortcomings of the (New) Diminished Responsibility Defence in England and Wales for children: A Neuroscientific Perspective

Hannah Wishart <contact email>
School of Law, University of Manchester; Faculty of Business and Law, University of Sunderland

Poster

 

V-43  /  Legal

Controversies in Psychiatry and Law: Are Patients’ Rights Preserved in Virtual Civil Commitment Hearings?

Stephanie M. Hare (1), Stephanie R. Knight (1), Pamela Rakhshan Rouhakhtar (2), Gloria M. Reeves (1), Kathryn Mcdonald (1), Jill RachBeisel (1) <contact email>
Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Video

 

V-44  /  Legal

A call for pluralism: Neurorights in perspective

Diego Borbón (1,2) <contact email>
"The Latin American Observatory of Human Rights and Enterprises, Externado University of Colombia.Student/Postdoc Committee, International Neuroethics Society"

Video

 

V-45  /  Legal

The relationship between neuroscience, law and evidence

Miquel Julià Pijoan <contact email>
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Video

 

V-46  /  Qualitative / Interview

Neurotechnology industry partnerships and patient experiences: Findings from interviews with neurotechnology researchers

Tristan McIntosh, Nissi Undurthi, James M. DuBois <contact email>
Bioethics Research Center, Washington University School of Medicine

Poster / Video

 

V-47  /  Review

Ethical considerations surrounding the use of cervical spinal manipulation therapy for patients with chronic neck pain

Jill Lally (1), Christian Gericke (2) <contact email>
School of Medicine, University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School

Slides

 

V-53  /  Theoretical

The value of literature for consciousness research and ethics

Mette Leonard Høeg <contact email>
The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

Slides / Video

 

V-54  /  Theoretical

(Conscious) human brain organoids: new entities with a special moral status?

Alice Andrea Chinaia (1), Andrea Lavazza (2) <contact email>
CUI Arezzo; University of Pavia

Video

 

V-55  /  Theoretical

Advanced Care Planning in Dementia: Barriers and recommendations for healthcare professionals in Asia

N Navya (1), Jayashree Dasgupta (2) <contact email>
Samvedna Senior Care Foundation

Poster / Video

 

V-56  /  Theoretical

In danger of science fictions – when (science) communication of human cerebral organoids (HCOs) needs philosophy communication.

Katharina Trettenbach <contact email>
University of Tübingen/University of Potsdam

Slides

 

V-57  /  Theoretical

Building a phenomenological bridge in pain care between patients and healthcare providers

Riley C. Smith (1), Luis H. Favela (2, 3) <contact email>
College of Medicine, University of Central Florida

Poster / Video

 

V-58  /  Theoretical

Challenging the value of self-sufficiency: understanding patient and care partner concerns about the effects of deep brain stimulation on personality

Devora Shapiro (1), Amanda Merner (2.4); Cynthia S. Kubu (2.3) <contact email>
Department of Bioethics, Cleveland Clinic

Slides / Video

 

V-59  /  Theoretical

Harmful scaffolds and deep integration – When cognitive support tools become impediments

Han-Hendrik Heinrichs <contact email>
"Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine: INM-7: Brain and Behaviour, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH in der Helmholtz Gemeinschaft, Jülich, Germany, andFaculty of Arts and Humanities: Department for Philosophy, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany"

Video

 

V-60  /  Theoretical

Navigating Islamic perspectives on brain death

Noorina Noorfuad <contact email>
College of Islamic Studies, Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Poster

 

V-61  /  Theoretical

Human brain organoid research: a review of the common ethical considerations

Ekaterina Shipova (1), Ji Hyun Yang (2), So Yoon Kim (2), Sung-Jin Jeong (2,3) <contact email>
Division of Medical Law and Ethics, Yonsei University Graduate School

Poster

 

V-62  /  Theoretical

Critiquing neuroessentialism in patient interactions

Anthony G. Chesebro <contact email>
Stony Brook University

Slides / Video

 

V-63  /  Theoretical

The Human Right to a Personal Identity: The transformative potential of Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as Autism Spectrum Disorder treatment

Eva Bonda <contact email>
Neuroaisthesis

Poster

 

V-64  /  Theoretical

The conceptual injustice of the brain death standard

William Choi <contact email>
Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

Video

 

V-66  /  Theoretical

On the relationship between freedom and moral enhancement

Gennady McCracken <contact email>
Philosophy Department, University of Guelph

Video

 

V-68  /  Theoretical

How to involve society into neuroethical deliberations - Methodological considerations from the STIMCODE research project

Moritz Maier <contact email>
Center for Responsible Research and Innovation at the Fraunhofer IAO

Poster / Video

 

V-69  /  Theoretical

Maintaining high touch in a high-tech health future: ethical and societal issues in multi-omics and digital health for end-of-life care in people with neurological conditions

John Noel Viana (1,2) <contact email>
Australian National University; CSIRO

Poster / Video

 

V-70  /  Theoretical

A neuroethical justification of obligatory mental health counseling in surgical patients with preexisting mental health conditions prior to voluntary cosmetic or reconstructive procedures

Yasmin Bungash, M.S. (1), Peter A. DePergola II, Ph.D., M.T.S. (2, 3) <contact email>
College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of New England

Poster / Video

 

V-71  /  Theoretical

The limited potential of IRBs to protect marginalized communities

Vanessa A. Bentley <contact email>
Department of Humanities and Philosophy, University of Central Oklahoma

Slides / Video

 

V-72  /  Theoretical

Conceptual engineering study of moral judgment using virtual reality

Sean Brantley, Veljko Dubljević <contact email>
North Carolina State Univesity

Poster / Video

 

V-73  /  Theoretical

Digitalization, Tele-health, and Neurocognitive Empowerment. Case Studies and Methodological Remarks from an Emerging Field

Crivelli Davide (1-2), Balconi Michela (1-2) <contact email>
International Research Center for Cognitive Applied Neuroscience (IrcCAN), Faculty of Psychology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Poster

 

V-74  /  Theoretical

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: a Neurophilosophical Approach

Steven S. Gouveia <contact email>
Mind, Brain Imaging and Neuroethics Unit, Royal Institute of Mental Health, University of Ottawa (at the time of the submission)

Video

 

V-75  /  Theoretical

Bias and Equity in Computational Brain Modeling Approaches

Nicole Martinez-Martin <contact email>
Stanford University

Slides

 

V-76  /  Theoretical

A theory of mental integrity

Peter Zuk <contact email>
Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

Slides

 

V-78  /  Theoretical

Hoth Intelligence: modeling neuroethics in the start-up and clinical settings

Sunidhi Ramesh (1), Tyler Alexander (1) <contact email>
Thomas Jefferson University

Poster

 

V-79  /  Theoretical

Not Left to Chance: Why Mandatory Neuroenhancements Don’t Undermine Parental Autonomy

Blake Hereth <contact email>
University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Poster / Video

 

V-80  /  Theoretical

Synergy of aesthetic and ethical conceptualizations of the brain

Anthony G. Chesebro
Stony Brook University

 

V-81  /  Theoretical

Caregiving in different spatial settings: empowering traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients by centering autonomy

Chinmayi Balusu (1,2) <contact email>
Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia University; Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Poster / Video

 

V-82  /  Theoretical

Implant Neurotechnologies for Memory and Cognition: A Literary Approach to Memory Ethics and Medicine

Vishruth M. Nagam (1,2), Esther Kisseih, MD (3), Kwadwo Sarpong, MD (4) <contact email>
Honors College, Stony Brook University; College of Arts and Sciences, Stony Brook University

Poster

 

V-83  /  Theoretical

You are what you eat: ethical implications of diet-induced neuroplasticity research during the war on obesity

Joshua Wang <contact email>
School of Clinical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology

Poster

 

V-84  /  Empirical

Ethical Considerations of Transcranial Photobiomodulation and Quantitative Electroencephalography in the Clinical Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Kristin S. Williams <contact email>
Columbia University Medical Center

Slides

 

V-85  /  Empirical

Differing motivations for use of stimulants and psychedelics for cognitive enhancement

Suzanne Wood <contact email>
University of Toronto

Poster / Video

 

V-86  /  Theoretical

Moral enhancement and Ethical education – to advance Inclusive Moral Education in Korea

Kyounggeun Lee (1), Seungmin Nam (2) <contact email>
Department of Education, Seoul National University

Poster

 

 

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