Conversations About Ethics

The Promotor Model: the ethical imperative to include patients in improving individual and community health

April 5, 2016 // Pestana Lecture Hall // America Bracho, MD, MPH

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Including communities in promoting mental health in ways that honor principles of self-determination, benefit, justice and equity

April 5, 2016 // The Ecumenical Center // America Bracho, MD, MPH

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When Memory Deceives: Current and emerging trends in memory manipulation

December 9, 2015 // Pestana Lecture Hall, The University of Texas Health Science Center // Joseph LeDoux

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The Making and Unmaking of Memories: Beneficial uses and ethical implications of memory manipulation

December 9, 2015 // The Ecumenical Center // Joseph LeDoux

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Neurotheology, Neuroscience, and the Religious Sensibility

June 9, 2015 // The Ecumenical Center // Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D

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Is My Mind Mine? Neuroscience, Privacy and the Self

June 9, 2015 // Pestana Lecture Hall // Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D

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Conversations About Ethics is a series of lectures and discussions about ethics issues presented by the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics and The Ecumenical Center through the generous support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries.


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When Memory Deceives: Current and emerging trends in memory manipulation

Joseph LeDoux

We depend on memory in daily life. It allows us to use the past to help inform the present and future. Yet, memory is based on change. This is both its virtue and its vice.

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Full Disclosure: When Things Go Wrong

This short commentary by Lee Taft from the magazine Christian Century explores a five-step disclosure plan of remorse, explanation, apology, accommodation, and learning in res…
  San Antonio Public Library  www.mysapl.org
  Briscoe Library  libproxy.uthscsa.edu

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Slippery Slope of Fear

The April 2013 Trends in Cognitive Sciences includes this brief spotlight on the confusing ways in which the word "fear" is used and advocates two separate terms: &q…
  Briscoe Library  libproxy.uthscsa.edu

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Oasis of Community and Support for Latina Moms

Yes! Magazine focuses on the work of promotoras who assist the members of their local community to increase health and wellness, to interact more easily with schools and other…
  Online  www.yesmagazine.org

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