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Neurotechnology [electronic resource] : premises, potential, and problems / edited by James Giordano.

Contributor(s): Giordano, James J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Advances in neurotechnology: Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2012Description: xxv, 328 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781439826287 (ebook : PDF).Subject(s): Neurosciences | Biomedical engineering | NanotechnologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access Also available in print edition
Contents:
ch. 1. Neurotechnology as demiurgical force : avoiding Icarus' folly / James Giordano -- ch. 2. The potential utility of advanced sciences convergence : analytical methods to depict, assess, and forecast trends in neuroscience and neurotechnological developments and uses / Ashok Vaseashta -- ch. 3. Is the use of neurotechnology in education an enablement, treatment, or enhancement? / M. Layne Kalbfleisch -- ch. 4. Images of uncertainty : two cases of neuroimages and what they cannot show / Tom Koch -- ch. 5. Neurogenetic and neural tissues-implantation technology : neuroethical, legal, and social issues / James Giordano -- ch. 6. Neuroprotective agents commonly display hormesis : implications for nanoneuropharmacology / Edward J. Calabrese, John A. Ives, and James Giordano -- ch. 7. Neuroprostheses : implications of the current and future state of the science and technology / Pratik Y. Chhatbar and Subrata Saha -- ch. 8. Transcranial magnetic stimulation, deep brain stimulation, and personal identity : ethical questions and neuroethical approaches for medical practice / Fabrice Jotterand and James Giordano -- ch. 9. Promises and perils of cognitive performance tools : a dialogue / Erik Viirre, Fran�coise Baylis, and Jocelyn Downie -- ch. 10. The age of neuroelectronics / Adam Keiper -- ch. 11. Ethical issues in performance-enhancing technologies : from bench to headline / Eric Racine, Donald DuRousseau, and Judy Illes -- ch. 12. The cyborg and cyborgization / Paolo Benanti -- ch. 13. Is neuroenhancement unnatural, and does it morally matter? / Helena Siipi -- ch. 14. A surety engineering framework and process to address ethical, legal, and social issues for neurotechnologies / Wendy L. Shaneyfelt and David E. Peercy -- ch. 15. Neurotechnology, culture, and the need for a cosmopolitan neuroethics / James Giordano and Roland Benedikter -- ch. 16. Cognitive enhancement, analogical reasoning, and social justice / Darryl Gunson -- ch. 17. Policy implications of technologies for cognitive enhancement / Daniel Sarewitz and Thomas H. Karas -- ch. 18. Neurotechnology research and the world stage : ethics, biopower, and policy / Misti Ault Anderson, Nicholas Fitz, and Daniel Howlader -- ch. 19. Biotechnology : who benefits, who is harmed? / Jolyon Jesty
Summary: "Written by leading international experts, this text presents a unique, integrative perspective that examines how studies and developments in neurotechnololgy are both impacted by and affect the philosophical foundations of the human condition. As the first book in the series Advances in Neurotechnology: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues, this work establishes the current state of neurotechnology and defines the philosophical and ethical issues in neuroscience, neuroengineering, biomedical engineering, computer science, and nanoscience. It also specifically addresses core questions that are integral to the intellectual and pragmatic dimensions of the rapidly progressing field of neurotechnology"--Provided by publisher
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

ch. 1. Neurotechnology as demiurgical force : avoiding Icarus' folly / James Giordano -- ch. 2. The potential utility of advanced sciences convergence : analytical methods to depict, assess, and forecast trends in neuroscience and neurotechnological developments and uses / Ashok Vaseashta -- ch. 3. Is the use of neurotechnology in education an enablement, treatment, or enhancement? / M. Layne Kalbfleisch -- ch. 4. Images of uncertainty : two cases of neuroimages and what they cannot show / Tom Koch -- ch. 5. Neurogenetic and neural tissues-implantation technology : neuroethical, legal, and social issues / James Giordano -- ch. 6. Neuroprotective agents commonly display hormesis : implications for nanoneuropharmacology / Edward J. Calabrese, John A. Ives, and James Giordano -- ch. 7. Neuroprostheses : implications of the current and future state of the science and technology / Pratik Y. Chhatbar and Subrata Saha -- ch. 8. Transcranial magnetic stimulation, deep brain stimulation, and personal identity : ethical questions and neuroethical approaches for medical practice / Fabrice Jotterand and James Giordano -- ch. 9. Promises and perils of cognitive performance tools : a dialogue / Erik Viirre, Fran�coise Baylis, and Jocelyn Downie -- ch. 10. The age of neuroelectronics / Adam Keiper -- ch. 11. Ethical issues in performance-enhancing technologies : from bench to headline / Eric Racine, Donald DuRousseau, and Judy Illes -- ch. 12. The cyborg and cyborgization / Paolo Benanti -- ch. 13. Is neuroenhancement unnatural, and does it morally matter? / Helena Siipi -- ch. 14. A surety engineering framework and process to address ethical, legal, and social issues for neurotechnologies / Wendy L. Shaneyfelt and David E. Peercy -- ch. 15. Neurotechnology, culture, and the need for a cosmopolitan neuroethics / James Giordano and Roland Benedikter -- ch. 16. Cognitive enhancement, analogical reasoning, and social justice / Darryl Gunson -- ch. 17. Policy implications of technologies for cognitive enhancement / Daniel Sarewitz and Thomas H. Karas -- ch. 18. Neurotechnology research and the world stage : ethics, biopower, and policy / Misti Ault Anderson, Nicholas Fitz, and Daniel Howlader -- ch. 19. Biotechnology : who benefits, who is harmed? / Jolyon Jesty

"Written by leading international experts, this text presents a unique, integrative perspective that examines how studies and developments in neurotechnololgy are both impacted by and affect the philosophical foundations of the human condition. As the first book in the series Advances in Neurotechnology: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues, this work establishes the current state of neurotechnology and defines the philosophical and ethical issues in neuroscience, neuroengineering, biomedical engineering, computer science, and nanoscience. It also specifically addresses core questions that are integral to the intellectual and pragmatic dimensions of the rapidly progressing field of neurotechnology"--Provided by publisher

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