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Ackerman, Sandra

Overview
Works: 4 works in 32 publications in 2 languages and 3,070 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QP376, 612.82
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sandra Ackerman
Discovering the brain by Sandra Ackerman( )

23 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 2,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a "field guide" to the brain, an easy-to-read discussion of its physical structure and where functions such as language and music appreciation lie. The author offers an overview of what we know about the brain and what researchers may be able to accomplish in the next 10 years.--[book cover]
Hard science, hard choices : facts, ethics, and policies guiding brain science today by Sandra Ackerman( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advances in neuroscience research are rapidly bringing new and complex issues to the forefront of medical and social ethics, and scholars from diverse fields have been coming together to debate the issues at stake. Acclaimed science writer, Sandra Ackerman witnessed one such gathering, and here she skilfully synthesizes those proceedings into a concise presentation of the challenges that neuroscience and neuroethics currently face. Top scholars and scientists in neuroscience and ethics convened at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., in May, 2005. They included Michael Gazzaniga, director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Dartmouth College; Marcus Raichle of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; Harvard University provost Steven Hyman; Judy Illes, co-founder of the Stanford Brain Research Center; University of Virginia bioethicist Jonathan Moreno; Stacey Tovino of the Health Law and Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center; and Stanford law professor Hank Greely. Ackerman weaves the invigorating arguments and discussions among these and other prominent scholars into a seamless and dynamic narrative. She reveals the wide array of issues that have emerged from recent research, including brain imaging, free will and personal responsibility, disease diagnosis and prediction, brain enhancement, and the potential social, political, and legal ramifications of new discoveries. Translating these complex arguments into an engrossing account of neuroethics, she offers a rare view of science - and ethics - in the making
Probing the interplay between toxic chemicals and human health : BWF's toxicology program, 1981-97 by Sandra Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bradford C. Berk( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Discovering the brain
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Hard science, hard choices : facts, ethics, and policies guiding brain science today
Alternative Names
Ackerman, Sandra.

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