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

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With strong and experienced leadership and a multidisciplinary faculty in law, neurology, psychiatry and neuroimaging, MGH and the Center for Law, Brain & Behavior are uniquely suited to tackle the development of new neuropsychological instruments, neuroimaging protocols, scientific guidelines and evaluative research that ultimately ensures responsible and scientifically based translations of medical concepts into legal settings.

Philanthropic support will help to further develop new projects that aim to fulfill the Center’s mission as it answers emerging questions in this neuroscientific frontier. We look forward to working in partnership with individuals and foundations to ensure the success of this Center for academic excellence. If you would like to make a gift to support the Center, click here. Should you wish to make a gift of securities or would like to speak further about your support, please contact Meg Hoffman, Development Officer at or by telephone at (617) 643-3879.

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