October 25, 2017

Neurologists’ Role in Nazi “Racial Hygiene” Only Now Comes to Light

(Scientific American) – Medical historians have recently published accounts that show neurologists were indeed complicit with the Nazis—and became victims if they were classified as “non-Aryan. Heiner Fangerau, who teaches the history and ethics of medicine at University Hospital Düsseldorf—along … Read More

October 16, 2017

Psychologists Are Facing Consequences for Helping with Torture. It’s Not Enough

(Washington Post) – In August, two psychologists, James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, settled a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of three former CIA detainees. The psychologists were accused of designing, implementing and overseeing the CIA’s … Read More

October 11, 2017

A New Edition of Bioethics Is Now Available

Bioethics (vol. 31, no. 5, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Can Neuroscience Contribute to Practical Ethics? A Critical Review and Discussion of the Methodological and Translational Challenges of the Neuroscience of Ethics” by Eric Racine et … Read More

September 29, 2017

‘A Human Rights Nightmare.’ U.N. Chief Urges Myanmar to Halt Anti-Rohingya Operations

(TIME) – Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Myanmar’s authorities on Thursday to immediately end military operations that have sent over 500,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh, calling the crisis “the world’s fastest developing refugee emergency and a humanitarian and human rights … Read More

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