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Mission

The speed of technology in neuroscience as it impacts ethical and just decisions in the legal system needs to be understood by lawyers, judges, public policy makers, and the general public. The Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior is an academic and professional resource for the education, research, and understanding of neuroscience and the law. Read more

WATCH – “Neurology, Psychology & the Law: Notes from the field”

On Thursday, April 23, 2015, CLBB Co-Director Judith Edersheim, JD, MD presented the Psychiatry Grand Rounds at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Edersheim reviewed the state of the use of neuroscience in law and its role in enhancing the pursuit of justice. 

The Grand Rounds took place at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Watch complete video from the event at this link.

edersheim 150x150 newJudith Edersheim, JD, MD is co-founder and co-director of the Center for Law, Brain & Behavior, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and an attending psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.