5760 Neurotechnology, Law, and the Media

Sunday, February 19, 2012: 10:30 AM
Room 220 (VCC West Building)
Timothy Caulfield , Health Law Institute, Edmonton, AB, Canada
In the past decade, neuroscience has received a significant amount of attention in popular press, including news stories about the ability to use nueroscanning technologies to read minds and identify individuals with a propensity toward criminal behaviour.  This presentation will explore the nature of the popular culture representations of neuroscience and the potential impact of these representations on both public perceptions and the legal applications of emerging neuroscience technologies.
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