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Why less praise for enhanced performance? Moving beyond responsibility-shifting, authenticity, and cheating to a nature of activities approach

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Good performance often attracts praise. But suppose that Llana improves her performance on a Latin language test by using modafinil or transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to enhance her ability to memorize new words (e.g., see Gilleena et al.; or Meinzer et al.). Would Llana be due less praise than if she had obtained the same grade but without cognitive enhancement


Those who endorse the less praise intuition(LPI)— for instance, lay people in our own and in others’ ...

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
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HUMS
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Philosophy Faculty
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Host title:
Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives
Publication date:
2016-07-01
Acceptance date:
2014-02-19
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449041
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2016-03-20

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