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Author Gazzaniga, Michael S.

Title The ethical brain / Michael S. Gazzaniga
Published New York : Dana Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 201 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. Life-span neuroethics. -- Conferring moral status on an embryo -- The aging brain -- pt. 2. Brain enhancement. -- Better brains through genes -- Training the brain -- Shaping the smart brain with drugs -- pt. 3. Free will, personal responsibility and the law. -- My brain made me do it -- Anti-social thoughts and the right to privacy -- The brain produces a poor autobiography -- pt. 4. The nature of moral beliefs and the concept of universal ethics. -- The believing brain -- Toward a universal ethics
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-194)
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Subject Cognitive neuroscience -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Bioethical Issues.
Biomedical Enhancement -- ethics.
Brain -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1932594213 (electronic bk.)
9781932594218 (electronic bk.)