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

Larry J. Seidman, Ph.DLarry J. Seidman, PhD, a clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist, is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center (MMHC) Public Psychiatry Division of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). He is Vice Chair (Research at MMHC), Public Psychiatry Division of the BIDMC, Director of the Center of Excellence in Clinical Neuroscience and Psychopharmacological Research, and Director of the Neuropsychology Laboratory at MMHC. He has been a faculty member of the Clinical and Research Program of the MGH Pediatric Psychopharmacology Unit since 1991. An active researcher, teacher, and clinician, particularly with respect to neurodevelopmental disorders in psychiatry, currently Dr. Seidman in Prinicipal Investigator at Harvard Medical School on several National Institute of Health grants designed to clarify the etiology and pathophysiology of schizophrenia and is the PI of the Prodrome Treatment and Education grant funded by the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation, which funds a clinical program oriented to early intervention and prevention of psychotic illnesses. He also has been heavily involved in ADHD research over the past two decades.

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