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 Neurosurgery, Psychosurgery, and Neurostimulation

Walter Glannon

in Bioethics and the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195307788
eISBN:
9780199867431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307788.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines different forms of neurosurgery, psychosurgery, and neurostimulation for neurological and psychiatric disorders. It discusses the weighing of benefits and risks in determining ... More


Neurosurgery: From Cushing to Penfield

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter traces the development of neurosurgery. Neurosurgery did not begin to emerge as a specialty until around 1900. Harvey Cushing at Hopkins and Harvard led the way, based on meticulous ... More


Functional neurosurgical intervention: neuroethics in the operating room

Paul J. Ford and Jaimie M. Henderson

in Neuroethics: Defining the issues in theory, practice, and policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567219
eISBN:
9780191724084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567219.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter covers ethical challenges faced by surgeons practicing functional neurosurgery. The exploration of issues surrounding this set of surgeries presents especially interesting problems given ... More


Laura Jean Libbey and Sexual Transformation

Dale M. Bauer

in American Literary History and the Turn toward Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056043
eISBN:
9780813053813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056043.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In chapter 7, Dale Bauer charts the innovations in transitional modernism that turn-of-the-century popular novelist Laura Jean Libbey created in her novels devoted to women’s romance and ... More


A View from the Beginning of Magnetoencephalography: After Half a Century

Lloyd Kaufman

in Fifty Years of Magnetoencephalography: Beginnings, Technical Advances, and Applications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190935689
eISBN:
9780190935719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935689.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, History of Neuroscience

This chapter examines the author’s work on visually evoked field (VEF) experiments. After their first VEF experiment, the author and other researchers thought that it may well be possible to use ... More


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