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Brain Injury and Survival

Walter Glannon

in Brain, Body, and Mind: Neuroethics with a Human Face

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734092
eISBN:
9780199894475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734092.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the metaphysical and ethical implications of severe brain injury, considering the respects in which individuals with these injuries survive or fail to survive them. It ... More


Fragments of Consciousness?

Tim Bayne

in The Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199215386
eISBN:
9780191594786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215386.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter evaluates the tenability of the unity thesis by examining the evidence for phenomenal disunity within the context of number of quite different domains. The first third of the chapter ... More


When thoughts become actions: Neuroimaging in non-responsive patients

Adrian M. Owen

in I Know What You're Thinking: Brain imaging and mental privacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199596492
eISBN:
9780191745669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596492.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Development

In recent years, rapid technological developments in the field of neuroimaging have provided new methods for revealing thoughts, actions and intentions based solely on the pattern of activity that is ... More


When bright lines blur: Deconstructing distinctions between disorders of consciousness

David B. Fischer and Robert D. Truog

in Neuroethics: Anticipating the future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198786832
eISBN:
9780191839894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786832.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Disorders of consciousness are devastating to patients and present profound challenges to clinicians, scientists, philosophers, and ethicists alike. In the past, distinguishing between levels of ... More


Minds Apart: Severe Brain Injury, Citizenship, and Civil Rights

Joseph J. Fins

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Despite the impressive progress that has been made in neuroscience, little has changed for patients with disorders of consciousness who struggle for access to even basic diagnostic and rehabilitative ... More


Brain, Body, and Mind: Neuroethics with a Human Face

Walter Glannon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734092
eISBN:
9780199894475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734092.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is a discussion of the most timely and contentious issues in the two branches of neuroethics: the neuroscience of ethics; and the ethics of neuroscience. Drawing upon recent work in ... More


Consciousness in Contemporary Science

A. J. Marcel and E. Bisiach (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522379
eISBN:
9780191688577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522379.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In this book, the place of consciousness in modern science is discussed by academics from a variety of disciplines, including psychology, philosophy, and neurology. Chapters address several main ... More


Disorders of Consciousness Following Severe Brain Injury

Joseph J. Fins and Nicholas D. Schiff

in Neuroethics in Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195389784
eISBN:
9780199979233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389784.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the diagnostic classification of disorders of consciousness, severe brain injuries that span a spectrum of brain states ranging from coma to the vegetative and minimally ... More


Global Brain Energy Supports the State of Consciousness

Robert G. Shulman

in Brain Imaging: What it Can (and Cannot) Tell Us About Consciousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199838721
eISBN:
9780199345373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838721.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In conformity with previous practice, consciousness is broken into two forms, here called the state of consciousness and the acts of consciousness. In contrast to previous practice, they are defined ... More


Neurostimulation for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

Walter Glannon

in Neural Prosthetics: Neuroscientific and Philosophical Aspects of Changing the Brain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198813910
eISBN:
9780191851766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813910.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Techniques

This chapter examines neuromodulation for some neurological and psychiatric disorders. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been used experimentally in attempts to increase the levels of awareness and ... More


Brain Injury and Survival

Walter Glannon

in The Metaphysics and Ethics of Death: New Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199751136
eISBN:
9780199950539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751136.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses metaphysical and ethical issues regarding the neurological and psychological effects of injuries to the brain. It examines the issue of personal identity by examining how these ... More


Personalized medicine and disorders of consciousness: An alternate convergence of knowledge towards a new clinical nosology

Joseph J. Fins

in Can precision medicine be personal; Can personalized medicine be precise?

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780198863465
eISBN:
9780191895913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863465.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

When scholars write about personalized medicine, most refer to the interpretation of molecular biomarkers for the development of therapeutics tailored to an individual’s disease. By moving beyond ... More


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