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The indirect psychological costs of cognitive enhancement.

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One of the main goals of the debate on the “new” cognitive enhancement substances like Ritalin and Adderall is to develop an appropriate policy regarding their regulation. In order to suggest such a policy, Veljko Dubljevic (2013) compares these enhancers to well-known drugs in their relative potential for harm. Implicit in his argument is the assumption that the new cognitive enhancers are not relevantly different in kind from other substances like alcohol or the “old” enhancer caffeine. We ...

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Published
Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy Faculty
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
The American journal of bioethics : AJOB Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
7
Pages:
45-47
Publication date:
2013-06-05
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EISSN:
1536-0075
ISSN:
1526-5161
URN:
uuid:193d7a67-ce87-402c-8c1d-c8a79f332f0b
Source identifiers:
430706
Local pid:
pubs:430706

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