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NBIO 201: Social and Ethical Issues in the Neurosciences (NBIO 101)

Influences on public debate and policy of scientific advances in the study of the brain and behavior: theories of brain function; philosophical and scientific approaches; advances in the neurosciences, possible uses in medical therapy, and interventions involving genetic screening, genetic selection, enhancement of neurological functioning, and manipulation of behavior; questions related to medical therapy, social policy, and broader considerations of human nature such as consciousness, free will, personal identity, and moral responsibility. May be taken for 2 units without a research paper.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2-4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
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