Brains on Trial with Alan Alda

Brains on Trial with Alan Alda

Last week, Alan Alda stopped by the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT to promote his newest PBS documentary, Brains on Trial. The two part series seeks to explore how advancements in neuroimaging technology might one day impact the criminal justice system....

Steven Hawking Weighs in on Assisted Suicide

Last year  I wrote a blog post here advocating for the passage of a referendum on assisted suicide in Massachusetts.  In it, I argued that the religious, philosophical and spiritual complexities of the immensely personal issue should prevent the government from making...