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Law Practice and the Human Brain

January 12, 2013
San Francisco, CA

Neuro-Literacy 101 for Lawyers, Mediators, and Judges

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This is not a Greater Good Science event.

The Integrative Law Institute presents this conference with topics including:

  • Resolving human conflicts:  new perspectives on the problem of an ultrasocial species with a human primate brain
  • Language, metaphor,  narrative , and the brain
  • Attachment from a neuro-evolutionary perspective
  • Human needs, shallow peace, and deep resolution: client interests include far more than what’s justiciable
  • The non-rational side of weighing options and making choices: introduction to cognitive biases and neuro-economic concepts

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