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Owen D. Jones on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Owen D. Jones, Vanderbilt University Law School and Department of Biological Sciences & Co-Director of the Network on Decision Making and the Law, one of three research networks that are part of the MacArthur Law and Neuroscience ...

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Walter Sinnott-Armstrong on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College & Co-Director of the MacArthur Law and Neuroscience Project.

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Stephen J. Morse on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Stephen J. Morse, University of Pennsylvania Law School Co-director of the Network on Addiction, Neuroscience and Criminal Justice Policy, comments on the Law & Neuroscience Project.

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Michael S. Gazzaniga on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Michael S. Gazzaniga, Professor of Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara & Director of the MacArthur Foundation's law & neuroscience Project.

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Judge Jed S. Rakoff on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Judge Jed S. Rakoff, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, on the law and neuroscience.

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Henry T. Greely on the Law & Neuroscience Project

Henry T. Greely, Stanford University Law School & Co-Director of the Network on Diminished Brains and the Law discusses the Law & Neuroscience Project.

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Research Network on Mental Health Policy Research

The Network on Mental Health Policy Research aims to develop a knowledge base linking mental health policies, financing, and organization to their effects on access to quality care. Read More

Chicago Receives $153 Million to Fight Traffic Congestion

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Chicago $153 million to fund a new approach for transportation improvements that had been recommended by MacArthur grantees Metropolis 2020 and Metropolitan Planning Council. Read More

New Map Identifies Conservation Priorities in Madagascar

Two MacArthur Fellows have created a new map of conservation priorities in Madagascar, among the world’s most significant biodiversity hotspots and a focus of MacArthur’s conservation grantmaking. With funding from the Foundation, Patricia Wright ... Read More

Issue Briefs by MacArthur Research Network on Mental Health Policy Research

Eleven issue briefs were released by the MacArthur Research Network on Mental Health Policy Research at a conference that explored issues related to mental health in the mainstream of public policy on April 7. Competition and ... Read More