Brain Ethics

The Human Brain Project SP12: Ethics and SocietyNeuroethics – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – Neuroethics refers to two related fields of study: what the philosopher Adina Roskies has called the ethics of neuroscience, and the neuroscience of ethics. The ethics of neuroscience comprises the bulk of work in neuroethics.

BRAINETHICS | Consequences of Brain Science – We already know that the frontopolar regions of the brain is among the regions that are most developed in humans compared to other primates, … Yes, we just got an Awarding the Web Award, for getting the Top Ethics Blog award in the Medical category!

Michael Gazzaniga: The Ethical Brain – The University of … – Michael Gazzaniga asks profound questions about life, ethics, the brain, reason, and irrationality. His discussion of these issues¸ones that perplex ethicists, philosophers, … Michael Gazzaniga The Ethical Brain ©2005, 220 pages Cloth $25.00 ISBN: 1-932594-01-9

Ethics – Human Brain Project – Overview. Understanding the human brain is one of the greatest challenges facing 21st century science. If we can rise to the challenge, we can gain profound insights into what makes us human, develop new treatments for brain disease and build revolutionary new computing technologies.

The Brain on Ethics | University of Pittsburgh News – EDITORS: Michael Gazzaniga is available for interview after Oct. 22. PITTSBURGH—Should drugs that increase intelligence be developed? At what point can Alzheimer’s patients no longer give informed consent? Should brain imaging be used to detect lying in criminals or terrorists?

Ethics. When you’re faced with a tough decision, how do you figure out what to do? What guidelines or examples do you use to make up your mind, and what happens when there’s more than one good way to act?

The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Neuroethics Program, the Program in Ethics and Brain Sciences (PEBS), represents the first formal collaboration between the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Johns Hopkins Brain Sciences Institute.

This Is Your Brain on Ethics. Now; … The researchers conducted brain scans on 26 people as they played an electronic game designed to find out the choices they would make during a food shortage in an orphanage in Uganda.

For several decades now, neuroscientists have used technology to produce images of the brain in action. But what do such pictures tell us? Should they change the way we think about personal identity and free will?