The Chemistry Between Us: The Science of Love and Bonding

As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

The Chemistry Between Us: The Science of Love and Bonding
by Larry J. Young, Director, Center for Translational Social Neuroscience, Emory University

This video podcast highlights the main points in Dr. Young’s talk on studies on the chemicals in the brain (in both voles and humans) and the implications of these observations for designing new treatments for psychiatric disorders characterized by disruptions in social relationships, including autism.

For more information, please visit: www.brainmattersvancouver.ca

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Neurology, Neuroethics, Neurotechnology: The New Challenges

As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

Neurology, Neuroethics, Neurotechnology: The New Challenges
by Elena Moro, Professor, Joseph Fourier University-CHU Grenoble

This video presentation features key points from Dr. Moro’s session on the use of deep brain stimulation and neuroethics.

For more information, please visit: www.brainmattersvancouver.ca

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Neurotechnology for Our Homes and Our Nations: The Neuroethics of Privacy and Security

As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

Neurotechnology for Our Homes and Our Nations: The Neuroethics of Privacy and Security
by James Giordano, Chief, Neuroethics Studies Program, Georgetown University Medical Center

This video podcast highlights key points from Dr. Giordano’s lecture on the role of neurotechnology on addressing legal/neuroethical issues and its implications on the law, public safety, and security.

For more information, please visit: www.brainmattersvancouver.ca

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Matching Adolescent Education with Brain Development

As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

Matching Adolescent Education with Brain Development
by Sarah Jayne Blakemore, Professor, University College London

This video presentation features key points from Dr. Blakemore’s talk on the functional and structural changes occurring in the brain during adolescence and how adolescents relate to navigating the social environment.

For more information, please visit: www.brainmattersvancouver.ca

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Brain Matters! Vancouver – Thematic Sessions Video Podcasts

As a follow up from the Brain Matters! Vancouver conference, the National Core for Neuroethics is pleased to announce and invite everyone to tune in to the Brain Matters! Vancouver – Thematic Sessions Video Podcasts. This series features session recordings from the conference where you will be able to hear the highlights of the talks and view the graphic illustrations produced on site during the session themselves.

The video series will be released at our Youtube Channel and announced at our social accounts, so be sure to subscribe and follow our posts for the latest updates!

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Webcast: brain science and social responsibility. Join the conversation.

logo2 no bgOur team at the National Core for Neuroethics has been hard at work preparing for the upcoming Brain Matters! Vancouver conference happening this week in beautiful Vancouver, BC.
We almost didn’t notice when something wonderful happened: our Wednesday night public event, “Mapping International Research: Big Data, Big Ethics?”, sold out!
That said, you can still participate in this important conversation by tuning in to the webcast and joining the discussion on Twitter (#AskBrainMatters).
See below, and visit our website www.brainmattersvancouver.ca, for more information!
Mapping International Research: Big Data, Big Ethics?
Keynote Lecture by: Dr. Bartha Knoppers, Professor, McGill UniversityFollowed by a Panel Discussion featuring:
Dr. Wylie Burke, Professor, University of Washington
Dr. Daniel Goldowitz, Professor, University of British Columbia
Dr. Christopher Scott, Senior Research Scholar, Stanford University
and Moderator, Kathryn Gretsinger, Former CBC Radio Host / Instructor, UBC Graduate School of JournalismReception to follow.

The event will be on:
06:30 PM – 08:30 PM PDT
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Asia Pacific Hall
at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue
580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

The event is open to the public free of charge, and will also be streamed live online (click here for details) for those who cannot make it to Vancouver.

Admission to the public event is FREE, but registration is required.
Download the flyer here.

LIVE WEBCAST
For those who cannot make it to Vancouver, we are pleased to announce that this public event will be streamed live online.

For webcast instructions, please read below:
1. Click the orange “Click here to watch the webcast” button. (Or if this does not work, please copy-paste the link found below the button)
2. Click on “Big Data Meets Brain Science (Brain Matters! Vancouver)”. (The link will only be live during the event time.)

Click here to watch the webcast

*If the button does not work, go here: http://creative-services.sfu.ca/broadcast/

Technical Requirements for viewing Streaming Video Webcasts:
Adobe Flash Player 10 is required to view streaming video webcasts.  Please ensure you have the most recent version of the free Adobe Flash Player, and that your computer meets the minimum system requirements.

Once you have installed/updated Adobe Flash Player, please confirm that your computer is up to specification by viewing our sample webcast.

Please note that a high speed internet connection is required for reliable viewing (minimum 500kbps download speed, maximum 200ms “ping” or latency).  Also, you must ensure that you are not behind a firewall that is blocking certain required ports (80, 443, and 1935; you can check to see if these ports are open here).  If you have any ports that are blocked, you will need to contact your local system administrator or internet service provider well ahead of time and make arrangements to have them opened.