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Tue, Mar 05

S&S Dinner Dialogues, with Professor Greg Appelbaum – Neurodoping: Brain stimulation as a Performance-enhancing Technique in Competitive Sports (and Everywhere Else)

     7:00 PM

Duke Science & Society Dinner DialoguesNoninvasive brain stimulation techniques have been shown to effectively modulate brain function, accelerate learning, and improve recovery. As such, these approaches have the potential to be used as enhancements that may or may not present ethical challenges for arenas, such as sports, where equity and fair play are guiding principles. This Dinner Dialogue will address the pragmatic and ethical considerations of neurostimulation to gain a competitive advantage.

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Professor Greg Applebaum is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Duke University School of Medicine.

 

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Where to meet:

Selected attendees will be notified via email several days in advance of the dinner with details regarding meeting location. All dinners will be within reasonable driving distance to Duke campus.

Science & Society will also provide a shuttle for those unable to arrange transportation to the dinner dialogue location. Shuttles will depart 30 minutes before the scheduled event from the front entrance of the North Building on West Campus. Click here for a map.


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