Tag archives for neuroethics
A cool animated short presentation on the ethics of using neurotechnology to prevent violent crime. "Neurotechnology for Our Homes and Our Nations: The Neuroethics of Privacy and Security" by James Giordano.
- Beginning with a definition of cognitive enhancement (using off-label drugs to improve normal brain abilities), this talk discusses amphetamines and executive function, revealing that the drugs don't improve cognitive function in all circumstances.
Neuroethics behind amthetamines being used for...
[Image by bloomsberries.]
Neuroscience, Law and Government Symposium
Keynote speaker Hank Greely gives a basic talk about neuroscience and the law for an audience of lawyers/law students. Topics include predicting (behaviour and illnesses), mind reading and lie detection, responsibility and consciousness, treatment, and cognitive enhancement. Q&A follows. Greely blogged about it as well; sounds like it was a great symposium and it’s a pity the other videos aren’t online...