Neuroethics

Neuroethics

Neuroethics explores the ethical, legal and social impact of neuroscience; for example, brain imaging techniques that could make it possible to tell when someone is lying or make assumptions about sanity or guilt in criminals with different brain characteristics. Neuroethics will be a critical part of neuroscience as technology advances, so read about it in our journal today!

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Anosognosia: Is Vestibular Stimulation Ethical?

Anosognosia: Is Vestibular Stimulation Ethical?


Introduction Anosognosia, a severe symptom associated with mental illness,  is the inability of a patient to perceive his or her own neurological disorder. Caused by the deterioration of the frontal lobe by illnesses such as dementia and bipolar disorder, anosognosia is highly detrimental to society’s well-being and upkeep since anoso...

Revisiting Brain Death: Restoring Consciousness with Cutting-Edge Research

Revisiting Brain Death: Restoring Consciousness with Cutting-Edge Research


Abstract May 2018—Trenton McKinley: ‘Brain-Dead’ Boy Wakes Up Hours Before Organ Donation (The Week) September 2017—Jahi McMath, Girl Declared Brain Dead Three Years Ago, Might Still be Technically Alive, Judge Says (LA Times) July 2017—Brain Dead Mother Gives Birth to Twins After Being Kept on Life Support fo...