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Law and Memory Conference

Agenda

LAW AND MEMORY CONFERENCE
APRIL 1, 2011

8:30-8:40     Welcome/Introduction

PANEL I: SCIENCE OF MEMORY AND ITS TYPES

8:40-8:55     Introduction to the Science of Memory – Anthony Wagner

8:55-9:20     Reconsolidation in Human Memory – Almut Hupbach

9:20-9:45     Cognitive Neuroscience of Emotional Memory – Kevin LaBar

9:45-10:10    Creating Lasting Memories – James McGaugh

10:10-10:40   Panel I Discussion and Q & A, Moderated by Anthony Wagner

10:40-10:50   Break

PANEL II: DETECTING PAST EVENTS

10:50-11:15   The P300-based Complex Trial Protocol (CTP) in Detection of Concealed Memory – Peter Rosenfeld

11:15-11:40   Detecting Individual Memories Through the Neural Decoding of Memory States and Past Experience – Jesse Rissman

11:40-12:05   Detecting Implicit Memories: When Can Behavior And Brain Activity Disclose The Past Without Intention Or Awareness? – Joel Voss

12:05-12:30   Constitutional and Legal Constraints on Memory Retrieval – Nita Farahany

12:30-1:00    Panel II Discussion and Q & A, Moderated by Brian Wandell

1:00-2:00     Lunch (On Your Own)

Panel III: Manipulating Memories

2:00-2:25     The Legal and Ethical Implications of Memory Dampening – Adam Kolber

2:25-2:50     What’s the Matter with Memory? – Elizabeth Loftus

2:50-3:15     Misunderstandings of Memory as Cause for Malpractice Claims – Bill Solmer

3:15-3:40     Brain Activity and False Memories: Insights from Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Studies – Felipe Fregni

3:40-3:50     Break

3:50-4:15      Legal and Ethical Issues of Memory Manipulation Other Than Dampening- Hank Greely

4:15-4:45     Panel III Discussion and Q & A, Moderated by Mark Kelman

Concluding Remarks: Memory, Ethics and Law

4:45-5:00     Summing Up:  Memory Going Forward – Hank Greely

5:00-5:45    Reception (wine and cheese)