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  • n. The ethics of neuroscience and neurotechnology.

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  • n. the study of ethical implications of treatments for neurological diseases


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  • In 2003, Jonsen introduced neuroethics as "a discipline that aligns the exploration and discovery of neurobiological knowledge with human value system".

    Tamara Bonaci, Ryan Calo & Howard Jay Chizeck, App Stores for the Brain: Privacy & Security in Brain-Computer Interfaces, 2014 IEEE Int’l Symp. on Ethics in Sci., Tech. & Eng’rg at 1-7, reprinted in IEEE Tech. & Soc’y Mag., June 2015, at 32-39 (citing A.r. Jonsen, The Birth of Bioethics (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2003)).

    June 1, 2016

  • Exactly, it appears on the list The Golden Rule. Are the methods morally acceptable?

    June 14, 2009

  • This is not quite right. Neuroethics is (n): the study of the ethical, legal and social implications of neuroscience, including the use of neurotechnology to alter the normal human brain and the use of brain imaging to derive psychological information about individuals.

    June 14, 2009