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The neuroethics of non-invasive brain stimulation


Transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) is a brain stimulation tool that is portable, painless, inexpensive, apparently safe, and with potential longterm efficacy. Recent results obtained from TDCS experiments offer exciting possibilities for the enhancement and treatment of normal or impaired abilities, respectively. We discuss new euroethical problems that have emerged from the usage of TDCS, and also focus on one of the most likely future applications of TDCS: enhancing learning and cognition in children with typical and atypical development.


Current Biology Volume 22 No 4 Roi Cohen Kadosh1, Neil Levy, Jacinta O’Shea, Nicholas Shea, and Julian Savulescu


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Jacinta O'Shea
Julian Savulescu
Neil Levy
Nicholas Shea
Roi Cohen Kadosh

Type: Journal Articles & Working Papers