The Ethics of Brain Imaging

January 2, 2007

Is brain imaging ethical when it’s used to detect abnormalities in the patient’s brain? What if the images are used to preclude the person from employment? What if they’re used to tell if the person is lying? Professor Judy Illes of the Stanford University Center for Neuroethics will speak on the ethics of brain imaging at UTD’s Public Forum Series next week. We’ll get a preview this hour.


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