Human brain research and ethics

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This section on Human Brain Research and Ethics is comprised of four chapters: ►Chaps. 71, “Clinical Translation in Central Nervous SystemDiseases: Ethical and Social Challenges”;►72, “Ethics of Sham Surgery in Clinical Trials for Neurologic Disease”; ►73, “Research in Neuroenhancement”; and ►74, “Brain Research on Morality and Cognition”. The chapters cover a range of important ethical issues encountered in human brain research. This includes discussions regarding how current understandings of research ethics can be applied to translational clinical research in brain research, the ethical challenges faced when considering research related to neuroenhancement, and the relationship of human brain research to our basic understandings of morality and cognition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Neuroethics
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9789400747074
ISBN (Print)9789400747067
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Medicine(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)


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