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As social animals, our health depends on interactions with others. If placed in isolation, without those connections, our physical and mental health take a hit.
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Robert King, a member of the Angola 3, shares how his 29 years in solitary confinement changed the course of his life forever.
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Scientists have now pinpointed the brain circuitry that compels us to behave according to social norms.
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The neurology professor contemplates the ethical issues raised by neuroscience research.
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In 2006 when an Italian physician, Dr Paolo Zamboni, announced a simple method for treating MS, it received international attention.
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Humans have wrested deception from the evolutionary realm of self-preservation and imbued it with dark powers it was never intended to possess.
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Neuroethics will draw from the experience of bioethics in handling scientific communication with the media and responsible transfer of knowledge from basic science to profit-driven venture.
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