Terminus Brain: The Environmental Threats to Human Intelligence

Terminus Brain: The Environmental Threats to Human Intelligence

by Cassell Academic Books (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780304338573
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/1997
Series: Global Issues Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.34(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
vi
Acknowledgements vii
Part I The Threat to Intelligence
Terminus Brain
3(15)
Why the Concern?
18(25)
Part II The Bodily Environment
The Mobile Environment of the Brain: Medical Science
43(23)
Protective Science: The Long Term
66(21)
Part III The Social Environment
Bounded Threats: Home and Work
87(14)
Unbounded Threats: Pollution and Disaster
101(24)
Pervasive Threats: Poverty, Nutrition and Health
125(15)
The Cure?
140(17)
Part IV The Ecological Environment
The Brain in the Ecosystem
157(15)
The Intellect in the Ecosystem
172(17)
Part V The Conceptual Environment
Law and Regulation
189(18)
The Science--Law Mismatch
207(12)
A New Ethical Consensus
219(17)
The Challenges to Human Intelligence
236(11)
Appendix: The Erice Statement 247(8)
Sources of Further Information 255(2)
Index 257

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