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Neuroethics: An "Introclusion"

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Neuroethics: An "Introclusion"

  1. 1. <ul><li>“ Introclusion” to neuroethics </li></ul><ul><li>for the </li></ul><ul><li>Neuroethics Learning Collaborative </li></ul>
  2. 2. Goals for this class <ul><li>Help you integrate course material into a coherent view of neuroethics </li></ul><ul><li>Suggest ways to learn more about neuroethics and get involved in the field </li></ul>
  3. 3. The lay of the land
  4. 4. The lay of the land <ul><li>Classical bioethics: </li></ul><ul><li>Safety of high-field MRI, TMS… </li></ul><ul><li>Incidental findings in research MRI </li></ul><ul><li>Neural stem cell research involving hESC </li></ul>
  5. 5. The lay of the land <ul><li>Classical bioethics: </li></ul><ul><li>Safety of high-field MRI, TMS… </li></ul><ul><li>Incidental findings in research MRI </li></ul><ul><li>Neural stem cell research involving hESC </li></ul>Ethical, legal and social issues arising because the brain is the organ of the human mind
  6. 6. Neuroethics tree understanding technology neuroscience
  7. 7. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate neuroscience
  8. 8. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices neuroscience DBS, chips TMS, tDCS
  9. 9. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices neuroscience e.g., cognitive, personality enhancement, regulation, CoI DBS, chips TMS, tDCS
  10. 10. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices neuroscience mental states e.g., cognitive, personality enhancement, regulation, CoI DBS, chips TMS, tDCS
  11. 11. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices neuroscience mental states e.g., neuro- marketing, lie detection e.g., cognitive, personality enhancement, regulation, CoI DBS, chips TMS, tDCS
  12. 12. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices neuroscience mental states brainotyping e.g., neuro- marketing, lie detection e.g., cognitive, personality enhancement, regulation, CoI DBS, chips TMS, tDCS
  13. 13. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices neuroscience mental states brainotyping e.g., criminality, personality e.g., neuro- marketing, lie detection e.g., cognitive, personality enhancement, regulation, CoI DBS, chips TMS, tDCS
  14. 14. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices borderline cases of personhood neuroscience mental states brainotyping e.g., criminality, personality e.g., neuro- marketing, lie detection e.g., cognitive, personality enhancement, regulation, CoI DBS, chips TMS, tDCS
  15. 15. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices borderline cases of personhood neuroscience mental states brainotyping e.g., criminality, personality e.g., neuro- marketing, lie detection e.g., cognitive, personality enhancement, regulation, CoI DBS, chips TMS, tDCS e.g., immature and severely brain- damaged humans, non- human animals
  16. 16. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices core features of personhood borderline cases of personhood neuroscience mental states brainotyping e.g., criminality, personality e.g., neuro- marketing, lie detection e.g., cognitive, personality enhancement, regulation, CoI DBS, chips TMS, tDCS e.g., immature and severely brain- damaged humans, non- human animals
  17. 17. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices core features of personhood borderline cases of personhood neuroscience mental states brainotyping e.g., criminality, personality e.g., neuro- marketing, lie detection e.g., cognitive, personality enhancement, regulation, CoI DBS, chips TMS, tDCS e.g., responsibility morality, love, spirituality, a soul e.g., immature and severely brain- damaged humans, non- human animals
  18. 18. Cross-cutting issues <ul><li>[Safety] </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom, autonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Premature adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Person-thing clash </li></ul>
  19. 19. Neuroethics tree understanding technology monitor manipulate drugs devices core features of personhood borderline cases of personhood neuroscience mental states brainotyping e.g., criminality, personality e.g., neuro- marketing, lie detection e.g., cognitive, personality enhancement, regulation, CoI DBS, chips TMS, tDCS e.g., responsibility morality, love, spirituality, a soul e.g., immature and severely brain- damaged humans, non- human animals
  20. 20. What next? <ul><li>How can you engage with neuroethics in the future? </li></ul>
  21. 21. Books and journals and coming summer 2010… Neuroethics: An Introduction with Readings , MIT Press, M.J. Farah
  22. 22. Penn website
  23. 23. Join w like-minded students and professionals http://www.neuroethicssociety.org Next meeting to be held in conjunction with the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, San Diego, CA. November 12 th 2010

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