When the boss turns pusher: a proposal for employee protections in the age of cosmetic neurology

  title={When the boss turns pusher: a proposal for employee protections in the age of cosmetic neurology},
  author={Jacob M. Appel},
  journal={Journal of Medical Ethics},
  pages={616 - 618}
  • J. Appel
  • Published 30 July 2008
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Ethics
Neurocognitive enhancement, or cosmetic neurology, offers the prospect of improving the learning, memory and attention skills of healthy individuals well beyond the normal human range. Much has been written about the ethics of such enhancement, but policy-makers in the USA, the UK and Europe have been reluctant to legislate in this rapidly developing field. However, the possibility of discrimination by employers and insurers against individuals who choose not to engage in such enhancement is a… 

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