Conversations About Ethics

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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Genomic Medicine – What Do You Really Want To Know About Your Genome?

December 4, 2014 // Pestana Lecture Hall - University of Texas Health Science Center // James P. Evans, M.D., Ph.D.

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Families and the New Era of Genetics: Clinical and Ethical Challenges 2

December 4, 2014 // Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health // John S. Rolland, M.D., M.P.H.

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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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Beyond Fear: Emotional Memory Mechanisms in the Human Brain

This article from the August 2007 Current Directions in Psychological Science explores the interactions of the human amygdala with the cortical regions of the brain in the enc…
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Emotion, Memory, and the Brain

Joseph LeDoux, Ph.D. examines how the brain links emotion with memory in fear conditioning and how emotional memories are established and stored on a molecular level in this u…
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Ethical Issues in a Pandemic

This set of podcasts from ReachMD includes three interviews with Dr. Nancy Berlinger on the ethical concerns involved with pandemics, such as standards of care, social justice…
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