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Cognitive Enhancement

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Cognitive Enhancement – A Critical Look at the Recent Debate
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    Chapter 2 Pharmacological Neuroenhancement: Substances and Epidemiology
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    Chapter 3 Psychopharmacological Neuroenhancement: Evidence on Safety and Efficacy
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    Chapter 4 A Bubble of Enthusiasm: How Prevalent Is the Use of Prescription Stimulants for Cognitive Enhancement?
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    Chapter 5 Modeling the Effects of Modafinil on Selective Attention Electroencephalographic Neural Correlates
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    Chapter 6 Behavioral Neuroenhancement
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    Chapter 7 The Influence of Sports on Cognitive Task Performance – A Critical Overview
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    Chapter 8 The Human Experiment: How We Won’t Win the Rat Race. What Can We Learn from Brain Stimulation in Humans and Rats About Enhancing the Functional Neurobiology of Higher Cognitive Functions?
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    Chapter 9 Better Brains or Bitter Brains? The Ethics of Neuroenhancement
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    Chapter 10 Cognitive Enhancement – To What End?
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    Chapter 11 Cognitive Enhancement
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    Chapter 12 Cognitive-Enhancing Drugs, Behavioral Training and the Mechanism of Cognitive Enhancement
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    Chapter 13 What Is Cognitive Enhancement and Is It Justified to Point Out This Kind of Enhancement Within the Ethical Discussion?
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    Chapter 14 No Pain, No Gain? Objections to the Use of Cognitive Enhancement on the Basis of Its Potential Effects on the Value of Achievement
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    Chapter 15 Does the Cognitive Enhancement Debate Call for a Renewal of the Deliberative Role of Bioethics?
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    Chapter 16 The Biopolitics of Cognitive Enhancement
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    Chapter 17 Are We Heading Towards an ‘Enhancement Society’?
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    Chapter 18 Leveling the Playing Field: Fairness in the Cognitive Enhancement Debate
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    Chapter 19 My Mind Is Mine!? Cognitive Liberty as a Legal Concept
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    Chapter 20 Cognitive Enhancement and Criminal Behavior
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    Chapter 21 Enhanced Control and Criminal Responsibility
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Cognitive Enhancement
Published by
Springer Netherlands, January 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6253-4
978-9-40-076252-7, 978-9-40-076253-4, 978-9-40-178402-3

Hildt, Elisabeth, Franke, Andreas G


Elisabeth Hildt, Andreas G. Franke

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Country Count As %
Spain 1 3%
Nigeria 1 3%
Unknown 29 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 8 26%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 19%
Student > Bachelor 5 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 10%
Professor 1 3%
Other 4 13%
Unknown 4 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 5 16%
Arts and Humanities 4 13%
Philosophy 4 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 10%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 10%
Other 6 19%
Unknown 6 19%