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Cognitive enhancement an interdisciplinary perspective

Author: Elisabeth Hildt; Andreas G Franke
Publisher: Dordrecht Springer 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cognitive enhancement is the use of drugs, biotechnological strategies or other means by healthy individuals aiming at the improvement of cognitive functions such as vigilance, concentration or  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Hildt; Andreas G Franke
ISBN: 9789400762527 9400762526 9789400762534 9400762534
OCLC Number: 935034404
Notes: Literaturangaben
Description: XII, 315 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: 1. Cognitive Enhancement - a Critical Look at the Recent Debate; Elisabeth Hildt Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Cognitive Enhancement2. Pharmacological Neuroenhancement: Substances and Epidemiology; Andreas G. Franke and Klaus Lieb3. Psychopharmacological Neuroenhancement: Evidence on Safety and Efficacy; Dimitris Repantis4. A Bubble of Enthusiasm: How Prevalent is the Use of Prescription Stimulants for Cognitive Enhancement?; Brad Partridge5. Modeling the Effects of Modafinil on Selective Attention Electroencephalographic Neural Correlates; Carlos Trenado and Daniel J. Strauss6. Behavioral Neuroenhancement; Martin Dresler7. The Influence of Sports on Cognitive Task Performance - a Critical Overview; Pavel Dietz8. The Human Experiment: How We Won't Win the Rat Race. What Can We Learn from Brain Stimulation in Humans and Rats About Enhancing the Functional Neurobiology of Higher Cognitive Functions?; Colleen DockeryPhilosophical and Ethical Aspects of Cognitive Enhancement9. Better Brains or Bitter Brains? The Ethics of Neuroenhancement; Kirsten Brukamp10. Cognitive Enhancement - to what End?; Michael Hauskeller11. Nano-Bionic Devices for the Purpose of Cognitive Enhancement: Toward a Preliminary Ethical Framework; Frederic Gilbert12. Cognitive-Enhancing Drugs, Behavioral Training and the Mechanism of Cognitive Enhancement; Emma Peng Chien13. What Is Cognitive Enhancement? And Is It Justified to Point Out This Kind of Enhancement Within the Ethical Discussion?; Roland Kipke14. No Pain, No Gain? Objections to the Use of Cognitive Enhancement on the Basis of Its Potential Effects on the Value of Achievement; Lisa Forsberg15. Does the Cognitive Enhancement Debate Call for a Renewal of the Deliberative Role of Bioethics?; Cynthia Forlini and Eric RacineSociological, Political and Legal Aspects of Cognitive Enhancement 16. The Biopolitics of Cognitive Enhancement; Peter B. Reiner17. Are We Heading Towards an `Enhancement Society'?; Armin Grunwald 18. Leveling the Playing Field: Fairness in the Cognitive Enhancement Debate; Greta Wagner19. My Mind is Mine!? Cognitive Liberty as a Legal Concept; Jan-Christoph Bublitz20. Cognitive Enhancement and Criminal Behavior; Elizabeth Shaw21. Enhanced Control and Criminal Responsibility; John Danaher
Responsibility: Elisabeth Hildt; Andreas G. Franke eds.

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