Ethical Issues in Behavioral Neuroscience


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Behavioral neuroscience encompasses the disciplines of neurobiology and psychology to study mechanisms of behavior. This volume Ethical Issues in Behavioral Neuroscience (PDF) provides a contemporary overview of the current state of how ethics inform behavioral neuroscience research. There is a dual emphasis on ethical challenges in experimental animal approaches and in clinical and nonclinical research involving human participants.

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Grace Lee, Judy Illes, Frauke Ohl






329 pages









Table of contents

Table of contents :
Front Matter….Pages i-viii
Ethical Issues Associated with the Use of Animal Experimentation in Behavioral Neuroscience Research….Pages 3-15
The Use of Animal Models in Behavioural Neuroscience Research….Pages 17-46
Does the Goal Justify the Methods? Harm and Benefit in Neuroscience Research Using Animals….Pages 47-78
A Framework for Investigating Animal Consciousness….Pages 79-98
Telos, Conservation of Welfare, and Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering of Animals….Pages 99-116
Would the Elimination of the Capacity to Suffer Solve Ethical Dilemmas in Experimental Animal Research?….Pages 117-132
Ethical Issues in Behavioral Neuroscience….Pages 135-136
What’s Special about the Ethical Challenges of Studying Disorders with Altered Brain Activity?….Pages 137-157
Effects of Brain Lesions on Moral Agency: Ethical Dilemmas in Investigating Moral Behavior….Pages 159-188
Genetic Testing and Neuroimaging for Youth at Risk for Mental Illness: Trading off Benefit and Risk….Pages 189-203
Externalization of Consciousness. Scientific Possibilities and Clinical Implications….Pages 205-222
How Does Enhancing Cognition Affect Human Values? How Does This Translate into Social Responsibility?….Pages 223-241
Deep Brain Stimulation: A Principled and Pragmatic Approach to Understanding the Ethical and Clinical Challenges of an Evolving Technology….Pages 243-263
Ethical Issues and Ethical Therapy Associated with Anxiety Disorders….Pages 265-278
Just Like a Circus: The Public Consumption of Sex Differences….Pages 279-296
Money and Morals….Pages 297-315
Back Matter….Pages 317-320

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