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The ethical brain

Includes information on Alzheimer's disease, beliefs and believing, children, computer technology, drug enhancements of the brain, drug use and abuse, elderly persons, embryos, emotion, evolution, free will, genetics, brain hemispheres, intelligence, lying and lie detection, memory, religious factors, stem cell research time factors, etc
Print Book, English, ©2005
Dana Press, New York, ©2005
xix, 201 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9781932594010, 9780060884734, 1932594019, 0060884738
pt. I. Life-span neuroethics. Conferring moral status on an embryo
The aging brain
pt. II. Brain enhancement. Better brains through genes
Training the brain
Shaping the smart brain with drugs
pt. III. Free will, personal responsibility and the law. My brain made me do it
Antisocial thoughts and the right to privacy
The brain produces a poor autobiography
pt. IV. The nature of moral beliefs and the concept of universal ethics. The believing brain
Toward a universal ethics