Neuroethics: An emerging new discipline in the study of brain and cognition

  title={Neuroethics: An emerging new discipline in the study of brain and cognition},
  author={J. Illes and T. Raffin},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
The vision for the special issue in Brain and Cognition is rooted in the need to bring to the foreground the state of scientific knowledge in research and clinical neuroimaging ethics. To this end, the issue highlights a broad range of relatively unexplored ethical challenges in functional neuroimaging with MR, alone or in combination with other neuroimaging modalities, from imaging the central nervous system of the fetus in utero through neural activation patterns associated with cognition and… Expand
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