Neuroethics Publications

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

9-1-2004

Abstract

Think your brain is being controlled or disrupted by the Pentagon? You risk being called a nut, but the notion is not so far-fetched. Current research at the intersection of neuroscience and national security might one day produce weapons that literally boggle (or, if desired, enhance) the mind. This would give us unprecedented war-fighting superiority as well as a set of ethical dilemmas that could make genetically-modified-organism issues pale in comparison.

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© 2004. Permission from Dana Press. Reprinted from Cerebrum, Volume 6, Issue 4, Fall 2004, pages 92-100.
Publisher URL: http://www.dana.org/books/press/cerebrum/

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Date Posted: 05 April 2007