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Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind

Nikolas Rose and Joelle M. Abi-Rached


The brain sciences are influencing our understanding of human behavior as never before, from neuropsychiatry and neuroeconomics to neurotheology and neuroaesthetics. Many now believe that the brain is what makes us human, and it seems that neuroscientists are poised to become the new experts in the management of human conduct. This book describes the key development—theoretical, technological, economic, and biopolitical—that have enabled the neurosciences to gain such traction outside the laboratory. It explores the ways by which neurobiological conceptions of personhood are influencing everyt ... More

Keywords: human behavior, brain science, neuropsychiatry, neuroeconomics, neurotheology, neuroaesthetics, social brain

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780691149608
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691149608.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nikolas Rose, author
King's College London

Joelle M. Abi-Rached, author
Harvard University