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Brain matters: from environmental ethics to environmental neuroethics

Overview of attention for article published in Environmental Health, February 2016
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (89th percentile)

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Title
Brain matters: from environmental ethics to environmental neuroethics
Published in
Environmental Health, February 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12940-016-0114-3
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Authors

Laura Y. Cabrera, Jordan Tesluk, Michelle Chakraborti, Ralph Matthews, Judy Illes

Abstract

The ways in which humans affect and are affected by their environments have been studied from many different perspectives over the past decades. However, it was not until the 1970s that the discussion of the ethical relationship between humankind and the environment formalized as an academic discipline with the emergence of environmental ethics. A few decades later, environmental health emerged as a discipline focused on the assessment and regulation of environmental factors that affect living beings. Our goal here is to begin a discussion specifically about the impact of modern environmental change on biomedical and social understandings of brain and mental health, and to align this with ethical considerations. We refer to this focus as Environmental Neuroethics, offer a case study to illustrate key themes and issues, and conclude by offering a five-tier framework as a starting point of analysis.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 40 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 18%
Student > Bachelor 4 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 10%
Researcher 4 10%
Other 10 25%
Unknown 4 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 6 15%
Psychology 4 10%
Environmental Science 4 10%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 8%
Neuroscience 3 8%
Other 12 30%
Unknown 8 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 05 November 2021.
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#1,630,856
of 19,862,972 outputs
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#351
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#30,188
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