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Neuroethics : defining the issues in theory, practice, and policy

Author: Judy Illes
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Recent advances in the brain sciences have dramatically improved our understanding of brain function. As we find out more and more about what makes us tick, we must stop and consider the ethical implications of this new found knowledge. This book answers many pertinent questions.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005022017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Illes
ISBN: 142374330X 9781423743309 9780191724084 0191724084 9780198567219 0198567219
OCLC Number: 62756098
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 329 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Moral decision-making and the brain / Patricia Smith Churchland --
2. case study in neuroethics : the nature of moral judgment / Adina Roskies --
3. Moral and legal responsibility and the new neuroscience / Stephen J. Morse --
4. Brains, lies, and psychological explanations / Thomas Buller --
5. Being in the world : neuroscience and the ethical agent / Laurie Zoloth --
6. Creativity, gratitude, and the enhancement debate / Erik Parens --
7. Ethical dilemmas in neurodegenerative disease : respecting patients at the twilight of agency / Agnieszka Jaworska --
8. From genome to brainome : charting the lessons learned / Ronald M. Green --
9. Protecting human subjects in brain research : a pragmatic perspective / Franklin G. Miller / Joseph J. Fins --
10. Facts, fictions, and the future of neuroethics / Michael S. Gazzaniga --
11. picture is worth 100 words, but which 1000? / Judy Illes / Eric Racine / Matthew P. Kirschen --
12. When genes and brains unite : ethical implications of genomic neuroimaging / Turhan Canli --
13. Engineering the brain / Kenneth R. Foster --
14. Transcranial magnetic stimulation and the human brain : an ethical evaluation / Megan S. Steven / Alvaro Pascual-Leone --
15. Functional neurosurgical intervention : neuroethics in the operating room / Paul J. Ford / Jaimie M. Henderson --
16. Clinicians, patients, and the brain / Robert Klitzman --
17. social effects of advances in neuroscience : legal problems, legal perspectives / Henry T. Greely --
18. Neuroethics in education / Kimberly Sheridan / Elena Zinchenko / Howard Gardner --
19. Poverty, privilege, and brain development : empirical findings and ethical implications / Martha J. Farah / Kimberly G. Noble / Hallam Hurt --
20. Religious responses to neuroscientific questions / Paul Root Wolpe.
Responsibility: edited by Judy Illes.
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Talking about nueroethics, this book answers questions such as what makes monitoring and manipulating the human brain ethically challenging, and will having a new biology of the brain through imaging  Read more...


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This book...helps to define the field, as well as demonstrating the importance and relevance of this area to neuroscience. ... overall this book is excellent and should be regarded as essential Read more...

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