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The regulation of cognitive enhancement devices : extending the medical model

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This article presents a model for regulating cognitive enhancement devices (CEDs). Recently, it has become very easy for individuals to purchase devices which directly modulate brain function. For example, transcranial direct current stimulators are increasingly being produced and marketed online as devices for cognitive enhancement. Despite posing risks in a similar way to medical devices, devices that do not make any therapeutic claims do not have to meet anything more than basic product sa...

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10.1093/jlb/lst003

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University of Oxford
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Oxford Martin School
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Humanities Division - Philosophy Faculty
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
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Humanities Division - Philosophy Faculty
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford; University of Melbourne
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Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
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Humanities Division - Philosophy Faculty
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford Centre for Practical Ethics
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Humanities Division - Philosophy Faculty
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Thomas Douglas
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Roi Cohen Kadosh
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Julian Savulescu
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
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Journal of Law and the Biosciences Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
68-93
Publication date:
2014-03-05
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2053-9711
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uuid:6c191dc3-3c76-41fa-b13c-e34e02cdfb1f
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ora:9800

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