Book Review: The Ethical Brain

by: Roger Dooley

The Ethical Brain by Michael S. Gazzaniga (2005, Dana Press) should be required reading for anyone who debates ethical issues that can be illuminated by modern brain science. Neuroethics is an emerging field, and this book is a nice primer for those who will follow the future discourse in this area. While some areas of ethical discussion today may be immediately obvious as being influenced by neuroscience, others are less so.

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