Brain Control

Developments in Therapy and Implications for Society

  • David┬áLinden

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About this book

Introduction

Interest in techniques to control the brain and thereby improve its function has surged, yet how realistic are these expectations and what are the ethical implications? This book reviews the main techniques of controlling brain processes for medical purposes, situating them within ethical and legal debates on autonomy and fairness.

Keywords

Deep Brain Stimulation Neurofeedback Parkinson's Disease Motor Neuron Disease Paralysis Brain reading Depression Schizophrenia Lobotomy Psychiatric surgery Mind control autonomy brain communication neurofeedback therapy

Authors and affiliations

  • David┬áLinden
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiff University Schools of Medicine and PsychologyUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137335333
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46306-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-33533-3
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