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Dr. Cabrera co-authors article on osteopathic medical student attitudes on neuroenhancement

Authors Aakash A. Dave and Dr. Laura Cabrera, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics, have an article in the December issue of the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. The article, “Osteopathic Medical Students’ Attitudes Towards Different Modalities of Neuroenhancement: a … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera a co-author of human enhancement editorial in ‘Frontiers in Genetics’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera and co-author Dov Greenbaum have written an editorial published in Frontiers in Genetics, titled “ELSI in Human Enhancement: What Distinguishes It From Therapy?” The open access editorial, published June 23, is available in full … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera published in March issue of ‘Journal of Cognitive Enhancement’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera and Dr. Karen Herrera-Ferrá (Asociación Mexicana de Neuroética) are co-authors of an article published in the March 2020 issue of the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. Their article is titled “¿Neuroensanchamiento?: Concepts and Perspectives About … Continue reading

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Should we trust giant tech companies and entrepreneurs with reading our brains?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Laura Cabrera, PhD The search for a brain device capable of capturing recordings from thousands of neurons has been a primary goal of the government-sponsored BRAIN initiative. … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents on neuroenhancement at Mexico City event

On May 17, Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera presented on “‘Neuroenhancement’ en países de habla hispana” on the panel “Neuroethics in Mexico: Considerations for development.” The panel part of the Academia Nacional Mexicana de Bioética conference series in Mexico … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera speaks at nutrition, enhancement conferences in April

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera recently spoke at the Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual conference, held April 26-27 in Bay City, MI. Dr. Cabrera spoke on “Dietetics and Ethics: What is your Professional Role?” Her talk aimed … Continue reading

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Should we improve our memory with direct brain stimulation?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Laura Cabrera, PhD Should we be worried about the use of direct brain stimulation to improve memory? Well, it depends. If we think of people with treatment … Continue reading

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“Where does responsibility lie if a person acts under the influence of their brain implant?”

Visit The Conversation to read “It’s not my fault, my brain implant made me do it,” a collaborative article from Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera and College of Law Associate Professor Dr. Jennifer Carter-Johnson. They combine their neuroethics and … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents at 10th annual International Neuroethics Society Meeting

On November 10-11, 2016, Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera attended the International Neuroethics Society (INS) Annual Meeting held in San Diego, California. This year the INS meeting celebrated the 10th anniversary of the society, and it was a day … Continue reading

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Podcast: Dr. Cabrera on Human Enhancement, Communication and Values

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera was interviewed for episode #13 of the podcast “Algocracy and the Transhumanist Project,” created by John Danaher. Topics discussed include human enhancement, communication and values, and Dr. Cabrera’s book Rethinking Human Enhancement: Social Enhancement and … Continue reading

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