Neuroscience, Neuropolitics and Neuroethics: The Complex Case of Crime, Deception and fMRI

  title={Neuroscience, Neuropolitics and Neuroethics: The Complex Case of Crime, Deception and fMRI},
  author={Stuart Henry and Dena K Plemmons},
  journal={Science and Engineering Ethics},
  • S. Henry, D. Plemmons
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine, Computer Science
  • Science and Engineering Ethics
Scientific developments take place in a socio-political context but scientists often ignore the ways their innovations will be both interpreted by the media and used by policy makers. In the rush to neuroscientific discovery important questions are overlooked, such as the ways: (1) the brain, environment and behavior are related; (2) biological changes are mediated by social organization; (3) institutional bias in the application of technical procedures ignores race, class and gender dimensions… Expand
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