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Neuroethics in Practice

Anjan Chatterjee and Martha J. Farah


Neuroethics is concerned with the wide array of ethical, legal, and social issues that are raised in research and practice. The field has grown rapidly over the last five years, becoming an active interdisciplinary research area involving a much larger set of academic fields and professions, including law, developmental psychology, neuropsychiatry, and the military. This book helps to define and foster this emerging area at the intersection of neuroethics and clinical neuroscience, which includes neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, and their pediatric subspecialties, as well as neurorehabilia ... More

Keywords: neuroethics, neuropsychiatry, neuropsychology, clinical bioethics, brain enhancements, brain damage, neurotechnologies

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780195389784
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389784.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anjan Chatterjee, editor
Department of Neurology and the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, The University of Pennsylvania

Martha J. Farah, editor
Center for Neuroscience & Society, University of Pennsylvania

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Part One Brain Enhancement

3 Ethical Considerations: Cogniceuticals in the Military

Michael B. Russo, Melba C. Stetz, and Thomas A. Stetz

5 Brain Training

Breehan Chancellor, and Anjan Chatterjee

Part Two Competence and Responsibility

Part Three Brain Imaging

11 Neuroimaging in Clinical Psychiatry

Martha J. Farah, and Seth J. Gillihan

Part Four Severe Brain Damage

12 Brain Death

Steven Laureys

13 Disorders of Consciousness Following Severe Brain Injury

Joseph J. Fins, and Nicholas D. Schiff

Part Five New Treatments, New Challenges

16 Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Future Prospects and Ethical Concerns in Treatment and Research

Jared Horvath, Jennifer Perez, Lachlan Forrow, Felipe Fregni, and Alvaro Pascual-Leone

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