Tag: AJOB Neuroscience

Blog Posts (6)

April 13, 2012

Spoiling for a Fight? Check Out Bioethics.net.

Bioethics is increasingly behaving like a Fight Club. Countless scholars wage war in the comment sections on blogs and news stories.…

March 23, 2011

Paul Root Wolpe Talks @ TED

According to AJOB Neuroscience Editor, Paul Root Wolpe, it’s time to question the bioengineering of animals, our brains and more. Check it out.…

July 9, 2010

Ethics Comes Early in Washington

Bright and early from Washington DC, PCSBI dives into ethical deliberation about synthetic biology. The report from Day 2:

The Duh!…

May 8, 2010

AJOB Neuroscience Issues 1 and 2 Available Online NOW!

Now under the editorship of Paul Root Wolpe, Director of the Emory Center for Ethics, AJOB Neuroscience has rapidly and excitingly launched the first two issues of its first volume, now available online via Informaworld.…

December 15, 2009

Summer Johnson Talks about AJOB's December Issue

On the Center for Practical Bioethics’ blog, you can hear me talk about the ethical questions raised by the use of placebos in clinical practice and the other topics addressed by the Target Articles in the December issue of AJOB, including life extension and the moral responsibilities of journal editors to have a policy for publishing animal studies.…

October 7, 2009

The AJOB Family of Journals Grows by Two!

Today, now available at editorial.bioethics.net, are The American Journal of Bioethics’ new sibling journals, AJOB Neuroscience and AJOB Primary Research.

These latest additions to the AJOB family will begin publishing in 2010 and each have 4 issues per year of exciting new content written by the top scholars in the field.…

Published Articles (45)

AJOB Neuroscience: Volume 1 Issue 1 - Jan 2010

Disbelief and Self-Deception in Conversion Disorder Richard A. Kanaan

AJOB Neuroscience: Volume 1 Issue 1 - Jan 2010

Review of Martin Lindstrom, Buyology Dawn N. Albertson

AJOB Neuroscience: Volume 1 Issue 1 - Jan 2010

Review of Nancey Murphy and Warren S. Brown, Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?: Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will Teneille Brown

AJOB Neuroscience: Volume 1 Issue 1 - Jan 2010

Hysteria and the Varieties of Deception Richard A. Kanaan

AJOB Neuroscience: Volume 1 Issue 1 - Jan 2010

Negotiating the Relationship Between Addiction, Ethics, and Brain Science Daniel Z. Buchman, Wayne Skinner & Judy Illes

AJOB Neuroscience: Volume 1 Issue 1 - Jan 2010

Neuroenhancement in Young People: Proposal for Research, Policy, and Clinical Management Ilina Singh & Kelly J. Kelleher

AJOB Neuroscience: Volume 1 Issue 1 - Jan 2010

Welcome to the New, Independent, AJOB Neuroscience Paul Root Wolpe

AJOB Neuroscience: Volume 1 Issue 2 - Apr 2010

Neuroconcerns: Some Responses to My Critics Jonathan H. Marks

AJOB Neuroscience: Volume 1 Issue 2 - Apr 2010

Review of James Cameron's Avatar Paul Root Wolpe

AJOB Neuroscience: Volume 1 Issue 2 - Apr 2010

Paul Root Wolpe Interviewing John Moreno

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News (1)

June 19, 2012 11:37 am

Bottles Full of Brain-Boosters (Discover Magazine)

Tonics laced with neurotransmitters, 
amino acids, and other active chemicals 
can sharpen your thinking. Or so they claim. Some experts nonetheless question the safety of the drinks if imbibed in quantity or by the wrong folks. When I reach Emory bioethicist Paul Root Wolpe, editor in chief of the American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience, he opens up a can of outrage. “It is unethical to sell drinks with potentially powerful neurological effects without long-term scientific studies,” he tells me.