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Culturally-Aware Global Neuroethics

The INS Emerging Issues Task Force organized a virtual panel discussion on ‘Culturally-Aware Global Neuroethics.’ Panelists explored the issue of cultivating a culturally-aware global neuroethics, and discussed a range of illuminating examples of global priorities in neuroethics. 

Speakers included:

  • Jayashree Dasgupta, Samvedna Senior Care / Sangath
  • Karen Herrera Ferrá, Asociación Mexicana de Neuroética
  • Gulamabbas Lakha, University of Oxford
  • Debra Machando, University of Zimbabwe
  • Rosemary Musesengwa, University of Oxford (moderator)
Topics covered in this lesson
  • Developing culturally-aware neurological assessments in low-to-middle income countries (LMIC)
  • Cognitive enhancement techniques and access to such interventions in low resource settings
  • The neuroscience of religious experience