Judicial Seminar on Emerging Issues in Neuroscience

Funded by the Dana Foundation and organized by AAAS’s Scientific Freedom, Responsibility, and Law Program with the Federal Judicial Center and the National Center for State Courts.

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PAST CONFERENCES

June 2012 - New Orleans, LA
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March 2011 - Scottsdale, AZ
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June 2010 - St. Louis, MO

Speaker Presentations
Neuroscience of Chemical Dependence
Behavorial Science in the Courtroom
Dementia: Scope, Neuroscience, and Relevance for the Judiciary
To the Best of My Recollection - The Cognitive Neuroscience of True and False Memory
Neuroanatomy, Neuroscience Methods and Technology

July 2009
Conference Materials
To the Best of My Recollection: The Cognitive Neuroscience of True and False Memory
How the Brain Works: A Primer for Judges
Neuroscience of "Addiction"
Neuroscience of Deception: Limitations of fMRI
Neuroscience: The Basics
Neuroscience of Drug Dependence: Influence on Crime and Punishment
The Neuroscience of Pain: Towards Objective Pain Assessment

May 2009 - Reno, NV

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Power Point Presentations
Neuroscience of Addiction
Neuroanatomy, Methods, and Current Controversies
Immaturities of The Adolescent Brain and Voluntary Control Violence and the brain

Legal Issues at the End of Life: Who Decides?
Neuroscience of Deception: Limitations of fMRI

November 2008 - Washington, DC
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August 2008 - ABA, New York, NY
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Speaker Bios
Power Point Presentations

Lies, damned lies, and statistics Neuroimaging of deception
Mechanisms of Memory: Can we distinguish true from false memories?
The Neuroscience of Addiction
Mind Reading: Neuroscience Methods and Technology

May 2008 - ABA, Chicago, IL
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November 2007 - Reno, NV
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December 2006 - Stanford, CA
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Speaker Bios
Power Point Presentations

Use and admissibility of positron emission tomography (PET) scanning in head injury - Monte S. Buchsbaum, M.D.
The Neuroscience of Moral Decisions - Joshua Greene
Mind Reading: Neuroscience Methods and Technology [PDF] - David J. Heeger
Cognition and Decision-Making - Read Montague
The Cognitive Neuroscience Of True and False Memories - Daniel L. Schacter
Neuroimaging and the Courts: Standards and Illustrative Case Index [DOC]- O. Carter Snead
Brain Death and States of Consciousness - Laurence Tancredi, MD, JD
ERP and fMRI Research in the Detection of Deception - Jennifer M. C. Vendemia
Background/Supplemental Materials
DVD (video of seminar - available through NCSC library)

June 2006 - Dana Center, Washington, DC
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Speaker Bios
PowerPoint Presentations
Frontiers in Neuroscience: New Windows onto Memory - Anthony D. Wagner
The Neuroscience of Addiction - George F. Koob, Ph.D.
Comatose, Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States - D. Alan Shewmon, MD
Mind Reading: Neuroscience Methods and Technology - David J. Heeger
Brain Imaging and Lie Detection: Avoiding a Collision between Neuroscience and the Justice System - Judy Illes, Ph.D.
The Science and Clinical Practice of Pain Medicine [PDF] - Scott M. Fishman, MD
Neuroimaging and the Courts: Standards and Illustrative Case Index [DOC] - O. Carter Snead

Background/Supplemental Materials