Posts tagged: Neuroethics

Neuro-discourse: Neuro-enthusiasm or neuro-scepticism? Neuro-ethics (?)

The critical literature on early childhood has grown in recent years. So much so, that in the UK, Routledge (an academic publisher) has an entire series entitled “Contesting Early Childhood”. One of the latest titles in the series is Constructions of Neuroscience in Early Childhood Education, which follows other titles such as Alternative Narratives in Early Childhood,… Read more »

“Ought” and “Is”: The Empirical Neuroethics of Smart Drugs

by Meghana Vagwala, BeGOOD summer intern at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford “Work hard, play hard…” …is the unofficial campus credo of my home institution, Duke University. Though a well-intentioned motto, it has recently come under fire as being the byproduct of a competitive culture of “effortless perfection.” Such a culture commonly lowers… Read more »