Cindy Zhang’s honorable mention in the Neuroethics Essay Contest

Congratulations to Cindy Zhang for her honorable mention in this year’s Neuroethics Essay Contest hosted by the International Neuroethics Society and International Youth Neuroscience Association!

Cindy is a fourth year psychology student at UBC and a research assistant at the Neuroscience, Engagement, and Smart Tech (NEST) Lab, where she supports projects investigating human-technology interactions in health contexts.

Her essay contributes to ongoing dialogue about the social and ethical challenges of implementing artificial intelligence (AI) systems into medical settings. Through the lens of social psychology, she examines the psychological barriers to medical AI’s successful adoption and use and proposes considerations for overcoming these barriers moving forward.

Read Cindy’s essay and the press release here: