The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' Center for Neurotechnology Studies presented a Special CCNELSI Symposium: The Power - and Problems - of Prediction: Capabilities and Limitations of Neuro-Psychiatric Science and Technology to Predict and Prevent Violent Behavior on September 9, 2011. The program looked at the capabilities of brain science to be used as a tool in the fight against violence and terrorism. Click below to watch a video of the event.


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Speakers include:

Prof. Carey Balaban, PhD; Neuroscientist and Bio-engineer; Center for National Preparedness, University of Pittsburgh, PA

Alenka Brown, PhD; Neuro-Cognitive Scientist, National Defense University, Washington, DC

Prof. James Giordano PhD; Neuroscientist and Neuroethicist, Center for Neurotechnology  Studies, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, and Oxford Centre for Neuroethics, University of Oxford, UK

RADM J. E. Gordon JAG-C USN (Ret.); Former Judge Advocate General, United States Navy, and Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Arlington, VA

Prof. E.G. Howe, MD, JD; Psychiatrist, Ethicist and Attorney; Uniformed Services’ University of Health Sciences, Bethesda MD

Prof. Fabrice Jotterand, PhD; Philosopher and Clinical Ethicist; University of Texas Southwest Medical School, Dallas, TX


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