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NeuroethicsDefining the issues in theory, practice, and policy$
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Judy Illes

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780198567219

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567219.001.0001

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From genome to brainome: charting the lessons learned

From genome to brainome: charting the lessons learned

(p.105) Chapter 8 From genome to brainome: charting the lessons learned

Ronald M. Green (Contributor Webpage)

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This chapter explores converging and diverging issues between genetic and neuroimaging science research and clinical applications. It shows how genetics is intensely communal and familial, while the study of the central nervous system is more focused on the individual. Nonetheless, we learn how the ‘therapeutic gap’ gene hype, and the risk of scientific over-promising from both can lead to advances that may make situations worse before they make them better.

Keywords:   cognitive neuroscience research, neuroimaging, genetics, neuriscientists, gene hype

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