Brain Control

Developments in Therapy and Implications for Society

  • David┬áLinden

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About this book


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.


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

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

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