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- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication10/05/2016
- GenreScience & Mathematics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleExplorations in Cognitive Psychology
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note1 black & white tables, 1 black & white halftones, 4 black & white line drawings
- Weight385 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byKathinka Evers,Michele Farisco
- Table Of ContentsIntroduction PART I 1. The Emergence of Consciousness: From foetal to newborn life 2. Mapping Mind-Brain Development 3. Cognitive capacities of the infant mind - a neuroimaging perspective 4. Neural Infantese. Detecting pain and suffering in preverbal infants by means of neuro-technological communication PART II 5. Does task-evoked activity entail consciousness in vegetative state? Neuronal-phenomenal inference versus neuronal-phenomenal dissociation 6. Neurotechnological communication with patients with disorders of consciousness 7. Instrumental assessment of residual consciousness in DOCs PART III 8. Ethical and deontological issues in paediatric clinical studies: an analysis of documents from national and international institutions 9. Disorders of consciousness and informed consent 10. Brain-Imaging and Privacy Concerns Conclusion
- Author BiographyMichele Farisco is part of the Neuroethics team of the Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics, Uppsala University, Sweden, where he is completing his second PhD; member of the Ethics & Society Program in the European Human Brain Project, where he is involved in the research in philosophy and neuroethics; and head of the Science and Society Research Unit, Biogem Genetic Research Centre, Ariano Irpino, Italy. He is the author of three books and several articles in the areas of posthuman philosopy and philosophical, ethical, and legal implications of genetics and neuroscience. Kathinka Evers is Professor of Philosophy and Senior Researcher at the Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics, Uppsala University, Sweden, and Honorary Professor at the Central University of Chile, Chile. She is co-director of the Ethics & Society Program in the European Human Brain Project, leading the research in philosophy and neuroethics. Formerly the Executive Director for the Standing Committee on Responsibility and Ethics in Science (SCRES) of the International Council for Science (ICSU), her main research interests are in neuroethics and neurophilosophy, with special focus on analyses of consciousness and brain simulation.
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