Articles & Essays

Issues Edited

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • Congress Is Right to Want to Curtail Tiktok’s Power and Influence, The Guardian ()
  • Human Values in a Digital Age, 382 Science (, at 523) (reviewing Wendy H. Wong, We, the Data: Human Rights in the Digital Age (MIT Press, 2023))
  • 'Cognitive Liberty' Is the Human Right We Need to Talk About, Time ()
  • This Is the Battle for Your Brain at Work, Fast Company ()
  • TikTok Is Part of China’s Cognitive Warfare Campaign, Guardian ()
  • Provide a Résumé, Cover Letter and Access to Your Brain? The Creepy Race to Read Workers’ Minds, Los Angeles Times ()
  • We Need a New Human Right to Cognitive Liberty, The Guardian () (with Zoë Corbyn)
  • A Round-Up of 2022 Neurotechnology Advances, Volokh Conspiracy ()
  • We Parents of Unvaccinated Children Need More Guidance, Washington Post ()
  • The Extent of Employee Surveillance Is Greater Than You KnowDuke Magazine ()
  • The Rise and Fall of the ‘’Warrior Gene’’ Defense, 371 Science () (with Gene E. Robinson)
  • Criminal Defendants Still Cite a ‘Gene for Violence.’ It Doesn’t ExistWashington Post () (with Gene E. Robinson)
  • Part-revived Pig Brains Raise Slew of Ethical Quandaries, 568 Nature () (with others)
  • Can You Legally Consent to a Head Transplant?, Washington Post ()
  • 3 Reasons Brain Science is Terrific and Terrifying, World Economic Forum ()
  • Colleges Should Allow Students to Take Smart Drugs, Washington Post ()
  • Jurors Award $2.25M in "Devious Defecator" Case, Washington Post ()
  • Test for "Devious Defecator" was Unlawful, Judge Rules , Washington Post ()
  • Zapping the Brain, Washington Post ()
  • New Year's Resolutions, Conservatism & Porn, Washington Post ()
  • On 'Being a Dirty Old Man' and a Federal Judge, Washington Post ()
  • Reining in FDA Regulation of Mobile Health Apps, Washington Post ()
  • FDA Considers Controversial Fertility Procedure. What's at Stake?, Washington Post ()
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