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The neuroscientific turn : transdisciplinarity in the age of the brain

Author: Melissa M Littlefield; Jenell M Johnson
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together 19 scholars from a variety of fields to reflect on the promises of and challenges facing emergent 'neurodisciplines' such as neuroethics, neuroeconomics, and neurohistory. It contains  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa M Littlefield; Jenell M Johnson
ISBN: 9780472118267 0472118269 9780472028351 0472028359
OCLC Number: 768168518
Description: xiii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : theorizing the neuroscientific turn --
critical perspectives on a translational discipline / Melissa M. Littlefield, Jenell M. Johnson --
"The paradise of non-experts" : the neuroscientific turn of the 1840s United States / Justine S. Murison --
The performativity of a historical brain event : revisiting 1517 Strassburg / Jameson Kismet Bell --
The neural metaphor / Kelina Gotman --
Brainhood, selfhood, or "meat with a point of view" : the value of fiction for neuroscientific research and neurological medicine / Sarah Birge --
Neuroscience and the quest for God / Scott E. Hendrix, Christopher J. May --
Literacy in a biocultural world : integrating sociocultural studies of literacy and neuroscientific research / Gwen Gorzelsky --
Pragmatic neuroethics and neuroscience's potential to radically change ethics / Eric Racine, Emma Zimmerman --
Fast-moving objects and their consequences : a response to the neuroscientific turn in practice / Anne Beaulieu --
Neuroeconomics : a cautionary primer / James Niels Rosenquist, Casey Rothschild --
Functional brain imaging : neuro-turn or wrong turn? / Susan M. Fitzpatrick --
A clinical neuroscientist looks neuroskeptically at neuroethics in the neuroworld / Peter J. Whitehouse --
The mind-sciences in a literature classroom / Bruce Michelson --
Afterword : twisting the neurohelix / Joseph Dumit.
Responsibility: Melissa M. Littlefield and Jenell M. Johnson, editors.

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