Posts by Eli Weber
Bioethics Forum Essay
Popular Culture and Bioethics: Severance
Severance, a popular Emmy Award-winning show streaming on Apple TV+, is a rich cultural artifact. It concerns a team of office workers at a morally questionable company that performs brain surgery on employees to sever the consciousness of their work and personal lives. The four of us were so taken by the show that we wrote these reflections on its important ethical themes.
IRB: Ethics & Human Research
Why Research Oversight Bodies Should Interview Research Subjects
Research oversight bodies conducting for-cause investigations often fail to interview research subjects who have complaints of mistreatment. I argue that this failure is a mistake for three reasons. First, because...