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Brain stimulation for treatment and enhancement in children: an ethical analysis
- H. Maslen, B. Earp, R. Cohen Kadosh, J. Savulescu
- Psychology, Medicine
- Front. Hum. Neurosci.
- 18 December 2014
Davis (2014) called for “extreme caution” in the use of non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) to treat neurological disorders in children, due to gaps in scientific knowledge. We are sympathetic to… Expand
Pharmacological cognitive enhancement—how neuroscientific research could advance ethical debate
There are numerous ways people can improve their cognitive capacities: good nutrition and regular exercise can produce long-term improvements across many cognitive domains, whilst commonplace… Expand
The regulation of cognitive enhancement devices: extending the medical model
- H. Maslen, T. Douglas, R. Cohen Kadosh, N. Levy, J. Savulescu
- Journal of law and the biosciences
- 25 February 2014
This article presents a model for regulating cognitive enhancement devices (CEDs). Recently, it has become very easy for individuals to purchase devices which directly modulate brain function. For… Expand
The Ethics of Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa
There is preliminary evidence, from case reports and investigational studies, to suggest that Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) could be used to treat some patients with Anorexia Nervosa (AN). Although… Expand
When Thinking is Doing: Responsibility for BCI-Mediated Action
Abstract Technologies controlled directly by the brain are being developed, evolving based on insights gained from neuroscience, and rehabilitative medicine. Besides neuro-controlled prosthetics… Expand
Moral Enhancement and Artificial Intelligence: Moral AI?
This chapter explores the possibility of moral artificial intelligence – what it might look like and what it might achieve. Against the backdrop of the enduring limitations of human moral psychology… Expand
Would you be willing to zap your child's brain? Public perspectives on parental responsibilities and the ethics of enhancing children with transcranial direct current stimulation
- K. Wagner, H. Maslen, J. Oakley, J. Savulescu
- Psychology, Medicine
- AJOB empirical bioethics
- 2 January 2018
ABSTRACT Background: Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is an experimental brain stimulation technology that may one day be used to enhance the cognitive capacities of children.… Expand
Remorse, Penal Theory and Sentencing
- Hannah Maslen
- 26 March 2015
1. Remorse and its Relevance to Penal Theory Overview of the Book Part I Retributive Arguments 2. The Changed Person Argument 3. The Reduced Harm Argument Criminal Harm and Wrongdoing The Living… Expand
Penitence and Persistence: How Should Sentencing Factors Interact?
- H. Maslen
The English sentencing guidelines list multiple factors for judges to take into account at different steps to determine the appropriate sentence. Some of these factors aggravate the seriousness of… Expand