Conversations About Ethics

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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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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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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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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Is My Mind Mine? Neuroscience, Privacy and the Self

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

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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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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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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and the Morality of Memory

The Winter 2006 Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism analyzes the use of memory removal technology in the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind from the philosophical…
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Training in Research Ethics and Standards for Community Health Workers and Promotores Engaged in Latino Health Research

The July/August 2015 Hastings Center Report shares instructional design principles and key findings from the implementation of training on research ethics for promotoras work…
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Professional Challenges in Cancer Genetic Testing: Who Is the Patient?

This discussion of two case reports in the March 2008 issue of The Oncologist confronts the ethical dilemmas involving the confidentiality of a patient's genetic test results …
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