Illes's book is a very firm foundation for the specialty of neuroethics, and I recommend it very highly. * The Lancet Neurology, Vol 5 * This book...helps to define the field, as well as demonstrating the importance and relevance of this area to neuroscience. ... overall this book is excellent and should be regarded as essential reading for neuroscientists who should educate themselves in this important and newly emerging field. * Psychological Medicine,Vol 37, *
About the Author
Dr. Judy Illes is a pioneer and a global leader in the field of neuroethics. As a neuroscientist turned neuroscientist-neuroethicist, she has made groundbreaking contributions to ethical, social, and policy challenges at the intersection of biomedical ethics and neuroscience. Her seminal
contributions to tackling challenges in neuroimaging, neurodevelopment and aging, addiction and mental health, regenerative medicine, cross-cultural studies, and the commercialization of health care, have had a transformative impact in the way that research is designed and executed, and results and
new knowledge shared with the public and decision-makers. She is President of the International Neuroethics Society, a member of the Standing Committee on Ethics for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and internationally recognized author, collaborator, and mentor.