Models of the Mind: How Neuroscience, Psychology, and the Law Collide (And What It Means for 21st Century Justice)

When: Thursday, April 25, 2013  6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Harvard Medical School 77 Ave. Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA  Joseph Martin Amphitheater (Parking is free with registration. Parking garage located below ground, with an entrance just to the right of 77 Ave Louis Pasteur.)

What: Mark your calendars and RSVP for a stimulating evening of conversation about how the ideas we use to talk and think about behavior make a big difference in how we assign cause and effect, attribute blame, and think about rehabilitation. CLBB joins forces with the Northeastern University’s Affective Science Institute to host an interdisciplinary panel  from neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, and the law. (Event poster)

Panelists include Lisa Feldman Barrett, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University and Research Scientist in the Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology at MGH; Randy Buckner, Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and Director of Psychiatric Neuroimaging at MGH; and Amanda Pustilnik, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Maryland School of Law where she teaches Criminal Law, Evidence, and Law & Neuroscience.

Ed Hundert, Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, will moderate a panel discussion and Audience Q&A following speaker remarks.

Registration is required but free by emailing clbb@partners.org.

Posted in Advisories, Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychology