Ethical Aspects of Computational Neuroscience

  title={Ethical Aspects of Computational Neuroscience},
  author={Tyler D. Bancroft},
Recent research in computational neuroscience has demonstrated that we now possess the ability to simulate neural systems in significant detail and on a large scale. Simulations on the scale of a human brain have recently been reported. The ability to simulate entire brains (or significant portions thereof) would be a revolutionary scientific advance, with substantial benefits for brain science. However, the prospect of whole-brain simulation comes with a set of new and unique ethical questions… 
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