A Situationist Look at Crowds

The February 7 issue of the New Yorker contained an article that could be described as a situationist account of crowd disasters. In the wake of deaths in crowds, many are tempted to see members of the crowd as crazed, evil actors (and thus “dispositionalizing” them). But a full account of these tragic events is […]

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Video – Sheena Iyengar: Part 1

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Welcome to the New SALMS Website!

The Student Association for Law and Mind Sciences (SALMS) is a student organization helping to bring groundbreaking mind sciences research that has profound implications for law and policy-making to the Harvard Law School community. Over the past decade, the number of law review articles citing to prominent mind sciences journals has skyrocketed while an increasing […]

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Video: Patrick Shin at SALMS: “Unconscious Bias and the Legal Concept of Discrimination”

SALMS hosted Patrick Shin at Harvard Law School on February 8, 2011 for a talk titled “Unconscious Bias and the Legal Concept of Discrimination.” Click the link below to watch the video – enjoy! Shin at SALMS

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Video: Ray Jackendoff at SALMS: “The Natural Logic of Morals and Laws”

SALMS hosted Ray Jackendoff at Harvard Law School on January 31, 2011 for a talk titled “The Natural Logic of Morals and Laws.” Click the link below to watch the video – enjoy! Jackendoff at SALMS

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Video: Sam Sommers at SALMS: “Empirical Perspectives on Jury Diversity”

SALMS hosted Sam Sommers at Harvard Law School on November 5, 2010 for a talk titled “Empirical Perspectives on Jury Diversity.” Click the link below to watch the video – enjoy! Sommers at SALMS

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Video: Dan Kahan at SALMS: “The Laws of Cultural Cognition, and the Cultural Cognition of Law

SALMS hosted Dan Kahan at Harvard Law School on October 18, 2010 for a talk titled “The Laws of Cultural Cognition, and the Cultural Cognition of Law.” Click the link below to watch the video – enjoy! Kahan at SALMS

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Video: Dan Dennett at SALMS: “Free Will, Responsibility, and the Law”

SALMS hosted Dan Dennett at Harvard Law School on Sep. 28, 2010 for a talk titled “Free Will, Responsibility, and the Law.” Click the link below to watch the video – enjoy! Dennett at SALMS

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