Example Neuroethics Discussion

Neuroethics Discussion 1 (23 minute video) Estimated time to complete--30 minutes

Neuroscience has opened the door to understanding how the brain makes decisions and processes experiences. As scientists begin to learn more about the mechanisms of memory formation, emotional regulation and motivation certain ethical issues arise. In this class we will address some of the most interesting and imminent ethical questions. The first Neuroethics discussion topic is listed below.

Can science determine human values? Can science address questions of morality or is religion and spirituality necessary? Please watch the video by Neurophilosopher Sam Harris. What are your thoughts on the following Lecture? Please post on edXNeuroscience Facebook wall.

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