High School Essays – NEW This new essay category is specifically for authors currently enrolled in high school.Essays should explore the relationship between ethics, neuroscience and society in plain language for the general public.
Essays should be based on reliable primary and secondary sources (Wikipedia and similar sources are not acceptable).
Essays must be written in English by a single author and may not exceed 1,000 words, excluding references.
The INS, in collaboration with the International Youth Neuroscience Association (IYNA), is pleased to announce that the Neurothics Essay Contest is now open to high school students!
This new category aims to promote interest in neuroethics among secondary school students around the world.
The committee encourages essay submissions from authors training in fields such as neuroscience, law, medicine, philosophy, and many other social and natural sciences.
There are no restrictions regarding an author’s area of study as long as their essay meets all requirements outlined below.
Essays must be written in English by a single author and may not exceed 2,000 words, excluding references and disclosures. Essays produced for or derived from previous coursework are eligible for submission.
Essay for a General Audience Science communication essay submissions should explore the interface between ethics, neuroscience and society in plain language for the general public.
Participation in the contest does not preclude future submission of an extended version of the manuscript to academic journals.
Essay submissions can cover any topic in neuroethics and should address a focused problem at the intersections of the mind and brain sciences, ethics, and law.