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Introduction to “Models of the Mind”



Judy Edersheim puts the evening into the context of CLBB’s larger mission. Ed Hundert opens the discussion of philosophy, neuroscience, psychology and the law.

Part of “Models of the Mind: How Neuroscience, Psychology, and the Law Collide”
A symposium sponsored by the Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior and the Affective Sciences Institute
April 25, 2013 | Joseph B. Martin Amphitheater | Harvard Medical School

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Edward M. Hundert, MD, is Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics, and is also Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard Medical School, where he directs the Medical Ethics and Professionalism curriculum for students and the Academy Fellowship in Medical Education for faculty. He has served as President of Case Western Reserve University, Dean of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Harvard Medical School, and has held professorial appointments in psychiatry, medical ethics, cognitive science, and medical humanities. Dr. Hundert is a member of the board of TIAA-CREF and has previously served on the boards of the Association of American Universities, the American Association of Medical Colleges, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He co-chaired the Institute of Medicine’s National Summit on Health Professions Education. Dr. Hundert has written dozens of articles and chapters on a variety of topics in psychiatry, philosophy, medical ethics, and medical education, as well as two books: Philosophy, Psychiatry and Neuroscience: Three Approaches to the Mind (Oxford University Press, 1989), and Lessons from an Optical Illusion: On Nature and Nurture, Knowledge and Values (Harvard University Press, 1995).

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