This guide provides discussion questions and topics based on the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues’ report Gray Matters: Topics at the Intersection of Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society (Gray Matters, Vol. 2), to help instructors integrate ethics discussions into a high school or college science course.
The discussion guide presents the three topics addressed by the Bioethics Commission: 1) cognitive enhancement, 2) consent capacity, and 3) neuroscience and the courtroom. Relevant questions for classroom discussion are also provided.
Download the discussion guide here.
Listen to "", an episode of Ethically Sound, a podcast of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.