Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics

The Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published online (ISSN 2166-5087), aimed at the promotion of scholarship across disciplines, as well as expanding the reach and understanding of the neurosciences and implications in the legal, social and ethical realms. It is our policy to never charge readers to access the journal or authors to publish scholarship in it.

Call for Papers

The Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics publishes papers that critically analyze theories and their implications, current research programs and polices relevant to the neurosciences. We encourage scholarship from a broad range of professions, including philosophy, psychology, linguistics, education, social work, law, the neuro-, bio-, medical and pharmaceutical sciences. We are interested in works that offer critical analyses of relevant issues as well as those that explore the political, social, moral and legal implications of recent work in these fields.


We welcome submissions on all topics relevant to cognition and neuroethics. Articles should not exceed 20,000 words including footnotes and bibliography.

Book Reviews
We encourage book review submissions on (relatively) recently published books that address cognition and neuroethics topics, broadly understood. For further information, please contact the JCN editor, Jami L. Anderson, at anderson@cognethic.org.

Dialogues provide a forum for the discussion of issues in cognition and neuroethics. We welcome authors working together and creating productive conversations to share those discussions here. Submissions for this section should be 4000 words or less. 

Analysis offers and opportunity for short analyses (5000 words or less) of healthcare practices and/or policies, court decisions, and other current issues impacting medical sciences and professions.


The Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics invites submissions that are not currently under consideration or published elsewhere, either in print or in electronic format. The JCN, at this time, can only accept completed work; the editors cannot offer feedback on work in progress. We neither encourage nor discourage potential authors to cite previously published works from the JCN in their submissions. We are especially interested in examining productive questions and controversies concerning cognition and neuroethics issues widely understood. The JCN is an anonymous peer-reviewed journal. In order for a manuscript to be considered for publication, the JCN requires the following:


1. Manuscript
Please submit a MS Word file with no identifying information of authorship within it.

2. Abstract and Keywords
Please prepare an abstract of approximately 200 words, a list of at least 4 keywords.

3. Cover Letter
Please prepare a cover letter containing contact information, including a mailing and an e-mail address, and a brief biography.

4. Style Guide
Please note that all submissions must comply with the CCN Style Guide.



Volume 6, Issue 2

Raymond Aldred
McGill University

Keywords: Extended Mind, Cognitive Disability, Agency, Autonomy, Neuroethics
Citation: . "Extended Minds, Extended Agents? Cognitive Disability and Agency in a Social World." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 6 (2): 1–16.

Peter A. DePergola II
University of Massachusetts Medical School
College of Our Lady of the Elms

Keywords: Neuroethics, Narrative Identity, Ethical Decision Making
Citation: . "The Neuroethical Role of Narrative Identity in Ethical Decision Making." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 6 (2): 17–46.

Jeffrey Ventola
Bergen Community College

Keywords: Irigaray, Kristeva, Lacan, Jung, Psychoanalysis, Ethics, Film
Citation: . "Changing a Mind: Psychoanalytic Perspectives." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 6 (2): 47–62.

Volume 6, Issue 1

Susan V. H. Castro
Wichita State University

Keywords: Immanuel Kant, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing, Imagination, Intense World, Sensory Integration
Citation: . "A Kantian Theory of the Sensory Processing Subtype of ASD." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 6 (1): 1–15.

Jeffrey P. Fry
Ball State University

Keywords: Neuroplasticity, Responsibility, Relativity, Sport, Freedom
Citation: . "Sport, Neuroplasticity, and Freedom." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 6 (1): 17–29.

Madeleine Hyde
Stockholm University

Keywords: Imagination, Cognitive Penetration, Justification, Bias
Citation: . "Keeping the Imagination Epistemically Useful in The Face of Bias." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 6 (1): 31–55.

Kate Mehuron
Eastern Michigan University

Keywords: Consolidation, Memory Reconsolidation, Phenomenology, Neurophenomenology, Nachträglichkeit, Deferred Action, Après-Coup, Subjectivity
Citation: . "Memory Reconsolidation: Hope for a Terminal Analysis?." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 6 (1): 57–73.

Nicole Oestreicher
American University

Keywords: Moral Psychology, Rationality, Automaticity, Moral Judgement, Intuition, Dual Process Model
Citation: . "Unbundling Moral Judgment: A Defense of Rationality. A Challenge to Reasoning.." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 6 (1): 75–89.

Megan Parks
University of California, Davis

Keywords: Cognitive, Phenomenology, Phenomenal, Intentionality, Representationalism
Citation: . "On the Self-Knowledge Argument for Cognitive Phenomenology." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 6 (1): 91–102.

Paige Treebridge
DePaul University

Jessica Westbrook
DePaul University

Filipo Sharevski
DePaul University

Keywords: Ambient Tactical Deception, Social Engineering, Mood Induction, Alternate Reality, Simulation
Citation: . "Sorry: Ambient Tactical Deception via Malware-Based Social Engineering." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 6 (1): 103–123.

Volume 5, Issue 3

Hossein Dabbagh
Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Institute for Cognitive Science Studies

Keywords: Moral Intuition, Emotion, Seemings, Non-Doxastic, Singer, Greene, Haidt
Citation: . "Feeling Good: Integrating the Psychology and Epistemology of Moral Intuition and Emotion." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (3): 1–30.

Peter A. DePergola II
University of Massachusetts Medical School
College of Our Lady of the Elms

Keywords: Limited-Use Memory Manipulation, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Substance Addiction, False Hope
Citation: . "The False Hope of Deliberate Forgetting: A Critical Response to Proponents of Limited-Use Memory Manipulation." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (3): 31–63.

Mijail Alejandro Tapia Moreno
Bioética y Neuroética clínica, Universidad Anáhuac México Norte

Keywords: Cognitive Enhancement, Inverted U Phenomenon, Justice Principle, Neuroethics
Citation: . "Implications of the Inverted U Phenomenon for the Bioethical Principle of Justice in the Context of Pharmacological Cognitive Enhancement." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (3): 65–74.

Volume 5, Issue 2

Katherine L. Cahn-Fuller
Columbia University Medical Center

John R. Shook
University of Buffalo

James Giordano
Georgetown University

Keywords: Internalism, Externalism, Psychopathy, Neuroethics, Morality, Cognition, Emotion, Neuroscience
Citation: . "Moral Mentation: What Neurocognitive Studies of Psychopathy May Really Offer the Internalism/Externalism Debate." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 1–20.

Ahmed Izzidien
The University of Cambridge

Srivas Chennu
The University of Kent
The University of Cambridge

Keywords: Law, EEG, N400, Islam, Maqasid, Implicit, Values
Citation: . "A Neuroscience Study on the Implicit Subconscious Perceptions of Fairness and Islamic Law in Muslims Using the EEG N400 Event Related Potential." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 21–50.

Felix Langley
Kings College London

Keywords: Joshua Greene, Gerd Gigerenzer, Moral Psychology, Intuition, Cognitive Science, Neuroethics, Heuristics, Behavioural Economics
Citation: . "Should We Distrust Our Moral Intuitions? A Critical Comparison Of Two Accounts." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 51–74.

James William Lincoln
The University of Kentucky

Keywords: Review, Moral Neuroscience, Ethics, Cognitive Science
Citation: . "Review of Moral Brains: The Neuroscience of Morality." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 75–81.

Volume 5, Issue 1

Daniel J DeFranco
Tulane University

Keywords: Phantom Sensations, Brain Function, Remapping, Preservation
Citation: . "Phantom Sensations: What’s a Brain to Do? A Critical Review of the Re-mapping Hypothesis." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 1–25.

Luis H. Favela
University of Central Florida

Keywords: Cognition, Consciousness, Embodied Cognition, Locked-In Syndrome
Citation: . "How to Defend Embodied Cognition Against the Locked-In Syndrome Challenge." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 27–48.

Rocco J. Gennaro
University of Southern Indiana

Keywords: Anesthesia, Consciousness, Higher-Order Thought, Neural Correlates of Consciousness, Prefrontal Cortex
Citation: . "Anesthesia and Consciousness." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 49–69.

Sahar Heydari Fard
University of Cincinnati

Keywords: Decision Theory, Consequentialism, Moral Luck, Desires, Emotion, Rationality
Citation: . "Decision-Theoretic Consequentialism and the Desire-Luck Problem." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 71–84.

Prakash Mondal
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Keywords: Grammar, Faculty of Language, Computation, Merge, Halting Problem, Cognition
Citation: . "Grammar is NOT a Computer of the Human Mind/Brain." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 85–100.

Shannon Proksch
The University of Edinburgh

Keywords: Music, Emotion, Predictive Processing, Active Inference, Quartet Theory of Emotion, Brainstem, Diencephalon, Hippocampus, Neurofunctional, Social Cognition
Citation: . "Interoceptive Inference and Emotion in Music: Integrating the Neurofunctional ‘Quartet Theory of Emotion’ with Predictive Processing in Music-Related Emotional Experience." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 101–125.

Volume 4, Issue 3

Sophia Karok
Trinity College Dublin

Alice G. Witney
Trinity College Dublin

Keywords: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation, Neurostimulation, Survey, Ethics, Neuroenhancement
Citation: . "Topical Issues of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Usage Revealed through a Cross-Sectional University-Wide Survey." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (3): 1–32.

Bernardo Kastrup

Keywords: Neural Correlates of Consciousness, Self-Transcendence, Mystical Experience, Acquired Savant, Near Death Experience, Cerebral Hypoxia, Psychedelics, Brain Damage
Citation: . "Self-Transcendence Correlates with Brain Function Impairment." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (3): 33–42.

Volume 4, Issue 2

Bernardo Kastrup

Keywords: Neuroimaging, Psychedelics, Mind-Body Problem, Consciousness, Neural Correlates of Consciousness, Physicalism, Metaphysics
Citation: . "What Neuroimaging of the Psychedelic State Tells Us about the Mind-Body Problem." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (2): 1–9.

Alex Lench
University of Bath

Keywords: Free Will, Drug Addiction, Compatibilism
Citation: . "Does Drug Addiction Prove Free Will?Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (2): 11–18.

Anna-Lena Lumma
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Saskia K. Nagel
University of Twente

Keywords: Neuro-ethics, Neurocultures, Public Attitudes, Neuroplasticity, Neuro-enhancement
Citation: . "Neuro-Societies? Attitudes and Perceptions in a German Public towards the Neurosciences." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (2): 19–46.

Volume 4, Issue 1

James Beauregard
Rivier University

Macksood Aftab
Michigan State University
Central Michigan University

Aamna Sajid
Michigan State University

Keywords: Bioethics, Juan Manuel Burgos, Consciousness, Neuroimaging, Muhammad Iqbal, Personalism
Citation: . "Consciousness, Neuroimaging and Personhood: Current and Future Neuroethical Challenges." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 1–11.

Scott Greer
University of Prince Edward Island

Keywords: Origin of Consciousness, Bicameral Mind, Julian Jaynes
Citation: . "The Last Modern Psychologist: Julian Jaynes' Search for Consciousness in the Natural World." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 13–25.

David Haack
The New School

Keywords: Intentional Stance, Hetero-Phenomenology, Phenomenology, Eidetic, Cogito, Ego Splitting, Phenomenological-Hetero-phenomenological Harmony
Citation: . "The Epoche and the Intentional Stance." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 27–44.

Marcela Herdova
Florida State University

Keywords: Situationism, Conscious Awareness, Control, Moral Responsibility, Bystander Experiments
Citation: . "What You Don't Know Can Hurt You: Situationism, Conscious Awareness, and Control." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 45–71.

Miklós Márton
Eötvös Loránd University Budapest
Center for Theory of Law and Society

János Tőzsér
Research Centre for the Humanities
Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Keywords: Privacy of Conscious Experiences, Subjectivity, Physicalism, Property Dualism, Modularity of the Brain
Citation: . "Physicalism and the Privacy of Conscious Experience." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 73–88.

Bradley Seebach
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Eric Kraemer
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Keywords: Hidden Nature Physicalism, Computational Neuroscience, Content Addressable Memory, Resonant Patterns
Citation: . "Pre-Conscious Noise." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 89–112.

Daniel Shargel
Lawrence Technological University

Keywords: Consciousness, Higher-order Theories, Modal Argument
Citation: . "The Insignificance of Empty Higher-order Thoughts." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 113–127.

Volume 3, Issue 4

James Blackmon
San Francisco State University

Keywords: Hemispherectomy, Wada test, Consciousness, Supervenience, Split-brain
Citation: . "Hemispherectomies and Independently Conscious Brain Regions." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (4): 1–26.

Erica Ching
University of Toronto

Keywords: Suicide, Depression, Neuroimaging, Prefrontal Cortex, Anterior Cingulate Cortex, Amygdala, Insula, Networks
Citation: . "The Complexity of Suicide: Review of Recent Neuroscientific Evidence." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (4): 27–40.

Catherine Gee
University of Waterloo

Keywords: Enhancement, Treatment, Health, Disease
Citation: . "What is Enhancement?Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (4): 41–54.

Martin Gunderson
Macalester College

Keywords: Biomedical Enhancement, Health, Human Rights, Right to Health
Citation: . "Does the Human Right to Health Include a Right to Biomedical Enhancement?Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (4): 55–75.

Rhonda Martens
University of Manitoba

Keywords: Human enhancement, Prosthetics, Justice, Dworkin
Citation: . "Resource Egalitarianism, Prosthetics, and Enhancements." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (4): 77–96.

Jennifer Mundale
University of Central Florida

Keywords: DBS, Deep Brain Stimulation, Psychosurgery, Reversibility, Movement disorders, Neurophilosophy, Neuroethics
Citation: . "Reversibility and Deep Brain Stimulation." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (4): 97–111.

Sruthi Rothenfluch
University of Portland

Keywords: Genetic Enhancement, Genetic Selection, Subjectivism, Harm, Procreative Beneficence
Citation: . "A Subjectivist Solution to the Problem of Harm in Genetic Enhancement." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (4): 113–130.

Volume 3, Issue 3

Paul Carron
Baylor University

Keywords: Moral Sentimentalism, Impartial Spectator, Frans de Waal, Primatology, Planet of the Apes
Citation: . "Apes with a Moral Code? Primatology, Moral Sentimentalism, and the Evolution of Morality in The Planet of the Apes." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (3): 1–26.

Susan Castro
Wichita State University

Keywords: Episodic Foresight, Constructivism, Thought Experiment, Pheromones
Citation: . "Simulating the Informational Substance of Human Reality in Queen City Jazz." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (3): 27–65.

Brandon Fenton
York University

Keywords: Neuroethics, Existentialism, Subjectivity, Greg Egan, Neuroessentialism, Sisyphus, Agency
Citation: . "Towards an Existentialist Neuroethics." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (3): 67–86.

Joshua Mugg
Indiana University Kokomo

Keywords: Dual-Process Theory, Two-System Theory, Two-Mind Theory, Cognitive Architecture, Human Reasoning
Citation: . "Two Minded Creatures and Dual-Process Theory." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (3): 87–112.

Meghan K. Riley
University of Waterloo

Keywords: Ethics, Coercion, Consent, Rape, Cognition, Kant, Bioethics, Science Fiction, Octavia E. Butler
Citation: . ""Your Body Has Made a Different Choice": Cognition, Coercion, and the Ethics of Consent in Octavia E. Butler’s Lilith’s Brood and Fledgling." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (3): 113–137.

Brendan Shea
Rochester Community and Technical College

Keywords: Evolutionary Ethics, Machine Ethics, Moral Cognition, Moral Enhancement, Neuroethics, Science Fiction
Citation: . "Evolution and Neuroethics in the Hyperion Cantos." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (3): 139–162.

Volume 3, Issue 2

Greg Janzen
Osgoode Hall Law School

Keywords: Principle of Alternate Possibilities, Free Will, Moral Responsibility, Harry Frankfurt, Frankfurt Cases, Compatibilism, David Widerker
Citation: . "Rescuing PAP from Widerker’s Brain-Malfunction Case." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (2): 1–22.

Yakir Levin
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Itzhak Aharon
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

Keywords: Reverse Inference, Mind-brain Identity, Multiple Realization, Degeneracy, Pleiotropy
Citation: . "Reverse Inference and Mind-Brain Identity." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (2): 23–45.

Matthew Phillip Mead
University of Michigan Medical School

Keywords: Dead Donor Rule, Death, Definition/Determination of Death, Donation/Procurement of Organs/Tissues, Vital Organ Donation
Citation: . "Informed Consent in Organ Donation and Abandonment of the Dead-Donor Rule." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (2): 47–56.

Eran Shifferman
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Tel Aviv University

Keywords: Neuroimaging, Ethics, Cognitive Neuroscience, Reductionism, Evolution, Philosophy of biology, fMRI, BOLD, Essentialism, Public Understanding of Science, Representation, Aesthetics
Citation: . "More Than Meets the fMRI: The Unethical Apotheosis of Neuroimages." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (2): 57–116.

John Jung Park
Christopher Newport University

Keywords: Moral Concepts, Concepts, Mental Representations, Theory-Theory, Prototype Theory, Moral Cognition, Empirical Moral Psychology, Cognitive Science
Citation: . "The Theory-Theory of Moral Concepts." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (2): 117–138.

Volume 3, Issue 1

Macksood Aftab
Harvard Extension

Keywords: Dualism, Free Will, Islam, Ghazali, Ibn Sina, Iqbal, Dennett, Soul
Citation: . "Is Islam Committed to Dualism in the Context of the Problem of Free Will?Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 1–12.

James Beauregard
Rivier University

Keywords: Free will, personalism, Juan Manuel Burgos, John Macmurray, neuroscience, neuroethics
Citation: . "Neuroscience and Free Will: Insights From the Thought of Juan Manuel BurgosJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 13–37.

Maria Brincker
University of Massachusetts Boston

Keywords: Free will, determinism, compatibilism, naturalism, evolution, Dennett, causality, emergence, time, appearance-reality, process philosophy, action, choice, autonomy, self, metaphysics
Citation: . "Evolution Beyond Determinism: On Dennett’s Compatibilism and the Too Timeless Free Will DebateJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 39–74.

Matthew Butkus
McNeese State University

Keywords: Cognitive psychology, neuroscience, medical ethics, autonomy, heuristics, backstage cognition, decision-making
Citation: . "Free Will and Autonomous Medical Decision-MakingJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 75–119.

Zac Cogley
Northern Michigan University

Keywords: Libertarianism, Luck, Peter van Inwagen, free will, Robert Kane
Citation: . "Rolling Back the Luck Problem for LibertarianismJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 121–137.

Yishai Cohen
Syracuse University

Keywords: Helen Steward, determinism, compatibilism, incompatibilism, libertarianism, settling, agency, intention
Citation: . "Agential Settling Requires a Conscious IntentionJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 139–155.

Edina Eszenyi
University of Kent

Keywords: Angelology, Demonology, Catholic reform, Vincenzo Cicogna
Citation: . "Lessons from AngelologyJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 157–173.

Catherine Gee
University of Waterloo

Keywords: Free will, determinism, compatibilism, anorexia nervosa
Citation: . "Exploring the Status of Free Will in a Deterministic World: A Case StudyJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 175–194.

Marcela Herdova
Florida State University

Keywords: Addiction, control, irresistible desires, moral responsibility
Citation: . "Simply Irresistible: Addiction, Responsibility, and Irresistible DesiresJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 195–216.

Fernando Huesca Ramon
Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla (BUAP)
National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Keywords: Freedom, will, idealism, executive function, causality
Citation: . "Hegel’s Concept of the Free Will: Towards a Redefinition of an Old QuestionJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 309–325.

Derek Jones
University of Evansville

Keywords: Adaptivity, agency, autonomy, autopoiesis, compatibilism, complex systems, Dennett, Jonas, Kant, Lorenz, process biology
Citation: . "Agency through Autonomy: Self-Producing Systems and the Prospect of Bio-CompatibilismJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 217–228.

Ryan Lake
Clemson University

Keywords: Free will, moral responsibility, compatibilism, incompatibilism, criminal justice
Citation: . "The Limits of a Pragmatic Justification of Praise and BlameJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 229–249.

John Lemos
Coe College

Keywords: Free will, Responsibility, Libertarianism, Kant
Citation: . "A Kantian Defense of Libertarian BlameJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 251–263.

Janet Levin
University of Southern California

Keywords: Libet, free will, conscious experience, moral responsibility
Citation: . "Libet, Free Will, and Conscious AwarenessJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 265–280.

J. Neil Otte
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Keywords: Free will, experimental philosophy, compatibalism, incompatibilism, moral cognition, Robert Kane
Citation: . "Experimental Philosophy, Robert Kane, and the Concept of Free WillJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 281–296.

Jacob Quick
Northern Illinois University

Keywords: Agent-causastion, self-deception, introspection, epistemic privilege, psychology, Campbell, acting agent, external observer
Citation: . "The Illusion of Freedom: Agent-Causation and Self-DeceptionJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 297–308.

Christian D. Schade
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Keywords: Parallel realities, free will, consciousness, many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics, Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics, time, decision making
Citation: . "Collecting Evidence for the Permanent Coexistence of Parallel Realities: An Interdisciplinary ApproachJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 327–362.

Jay Spitzley
Georgia State University

Keywords: Intuition, moral judgment, order effects, moral responsibility, Derk Pereboom, manipulation
Citation: . "The Importance of Correctly Explaining Intuitions: Why Pereboom’s Four-Case Manipulation Argument is ManipulativeJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 363–382.

Adam P. Taylor
North Dakota State University

David B. Hershenov
University at Buffalo

Keywords: Free Will, Animalism, Personal Identity, Materialism
Citation: . "Identity and FreedomJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 383–391.

Kadri Vihvelin
University of Southern California

Keywords: Free will, determinism, fatalism, intuitions, thought experiments, Frankfurt examples, Manipulation argument
Citation: . "How Not To Think about Free WillJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 393–403.

Volume 2, Issue 2

Brandon Gillette

Keywords: Moral psychology, akrasia, weakness of will, cognitive bias, heuristic, addiction, cognitive bias modification treatment, normative judgment, irrationality, synchronic irrationality
Citation: . "Cognitive Bias Modification as a Remedy for Weakness of WillJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 1–29.

Matthew E. Johnson
Institute for Christian Studies

Keywords: Hermeneutics, Gadamer, emergence, free will, personhood, mind, dependence, autonomy
Citation: . "Strong Emergence and Mental Causation in Gadamer’s Truth and MethodJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 31–50.

Chiji Ogbuka
University of Maryland University College

Keywords: Neuro-imaging incidental findings (NIFs), serious, brain imaging research, Richardson, informed consent, autonomy, beneficence
Citation: . "Managing Serious Incidental Findings in Brain-Imaging Research: When Consent for Disclosure is DeclinedJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 51–59.

Joseph M. Vukov
Fordham University

Keywords: Moral responsibility; neuroscience; incompatibilism; Libet; conscious control
Citation: . "Is Neuroscience Relevant to Our Moral Responsibility Practices?Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 61–82.

James Beauregard
Rivier University

Citation: . "Review of Neuroethics in Practice: Medicine, Mind, and SocietyJournal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 83–87.

Volume 2, Issue 1

Graham Schuster
University of Georgia

Keywords: Kant, Critique of Pure Reason, Hegel, metaphysics, epistemology, reason, reasoning, antinomy, concept, idealism, contradiction, time, cosmology, unconditioned, conditioned, appearance
Citation: . "Is Reason Contradictory When Applied to Metaphysical Questions?Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 1–11.

Andrew Koehl
Roberts Wesleyan College

Keywords: Epistemology, implicitly grounded beliefs, intuition, experts, W.T. Stace, warrant, justification, internalism, externalism, aretaism, special access, perspectivally basic beliefs
Citation: . "Implicitly Grounded Beliefs." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 13–36.

Nick Ergodos

Keywords: Bayesianism, decision theory, expectation, expected utility, expected value, fair game, measurement problem, probability interpretation, St Petersburg paradox, two-envelope problem
Citation: . "The Enigma Of Probability." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 37–71.

Joshua Stein
New York University

Keywords: Representation, mental content, vector space, reasoning, social cognition, embodiment, extended mind, comparative psychology
Citation: . "The View from Vector Space: An Account of Conceptual Geography." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 73–93.

Daniel Bloom
West Texas A&M University

Keywords: Plato, Inquiry, Ignorance, Nous, Reason, Dianoia, hypothesis, self-reflexivity, self-awareness, Meno, Apology
Citation: . "The Self-Awareness of Reason in Plato." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 95–103.

Barry Saferstein
California State University San Marcos

Keywords: Reasoning, understanding, professional culture, coherence based reasoning, mental models, modus tollens, process narratives, grey boxes, patient-practitioner interaction, Mendelian genetics
Citation: . "Reasoning with and without Reasons: The Effects of Professional Culture and Information Access in Educational and Clinical Settings." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 105–125.

Mark Herman
Bowling Green State University

Keywords: Moral Heuristics, Moral Biases, Heuristics, Biases, Moral Cognition, Metaethics, Moral Rationality, Philosophy, Moral Psychology, Implicit Bias
Citation: . "Moral Heuristics and Biases." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 127–142.

Ibanga B. Ikpe
University of Botswana

Keywords: Military Decision making Process (MDMP), Critical Thinking, autonomous reasoning, military obedience
Citation: . "Reasoning and the Military Decision Making Process." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 143–160.

Catherine Gee
University of Waterloo

Keywords: Consequentialism, deontology, moral judgments, emotion, cognition, ventromedial prefrontal cortex
Citation: . "The Role of Emotional Intuitions in Moral Judgments and Decisions." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 161–171.

Ian Werkheiser
Michigan State University

Keywords: Ignorance, Epistemic Violence, Epistemic Justice, Epistemic Silencing, Justification, Reason-giving, Contextualism, Social Epistemology, Externalism
Citation: . "Asking for Reasons as a Weapon: Epistemic Justification and the Loss of Knowledge." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 173–190.

Brent Kious
University of Utah

Keywords: Kant, rationality, mind control, contractualism
Citation: . "Brain Rays, Advertising, and Fancy Suits: The Ethics of Mind Control." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 191–210.

Fernando Huesca Ramón
Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla (BUAP)
National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Keywords: Personality, subjectivity, Neuroscience, free will, freedom
Citation: . "Philosophy and Neurobiology: towards a Hegelian Contribution on the Question of the Juridical Status of the Human Embryo." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 211–220.

Volume 1, Issue 1

Samuel R. Fullhart
Seattle Pacific University

Keywords: Moral Psychology, Nativism, Moral/Conventional Distinction
Citation:  . "Distinguishing Morality from Convention: Evidence for Nativism." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 1 (1): 1–37.

Yakir Levin
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Arnon Cahen
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Izhak Aharon
The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Keywords: Aumann, Rationalistic Economics, Behavioral Economics, Neuroeconomics, practical rationality, act rationality, rule rationality, naturalized rationality, intentional agency, Evolutionary Psychology, Human Behavioral Ecology
Citation: , and . "Naturalized Rationality, Evolutionary Psychology and Economic Theory." Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 1 (1): 39–72.


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Advisory Board

Charles E. M. Dunlop
David M. French Professor Emeritus and
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
University of Michigan-Flint

Chris Haufe
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Case Western Reserve University

Bernard Kobes
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Arizona State University

Janet M. Levin
Associate Professor of Philosophy
University of Southern California

Elizabeth Schechter
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Washington University in St. Louis

Managing Editor

Jami L Anderson
Associate Professor
University of Michigan-Flint

Review Editor

Simon Cushing
Associate Professor
University of Michigan-Flint

Production Editor

Zea Miller
University of Tampa

Associate Editors

Jawad Shah, M.D.
Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience

Bénédicte Veillet
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan-Flint

Stevens F Wandmacher
Lecturer IV
University of Michigan-Flint