Unesco Bioethics Neuroscience memory

UNESCO Bioethics. Neuroscience – learning to remember. Chapter F2, Learning to remember: the biological basis of memory. Quite a lot of advanced biological explanantions, but could be simplified, followed by excellent thought provoking questions in each section. Covers: biological basis of memory formation, memories and emotions, Alzheimers disease and screening tests, possibility of future memory enhancers and the ethics of self improvement via pills. From book, A cross cultural introduction to Bioethics. Edited by Darryl Macer, Eubios Ethical Institute, 2006.

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