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    Ethical Considerations in the Framing of the Cognitive Enhancement Debate.Simon M. Outram - 2011 - Neuroethics 5 (2):173-184.
    Over the past few years the use of stimulants such as methylphenidate and modafinil among the student population has attracted considerable debate in the pages of bioethics journals. Under the rubric of cognitive enhancement, bioethicists have discussed this use of stimulants—along with future technologies of enhancement—and have launched a sometimes forceful debate of such practices. In the following paper, it is argued that even if we focus solely upon current practices, the term cognitive enhancement encompasses a wide range of ethical (...)
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    Anthropological Insights Into the Use of Race/Ethnicity to Explore Genetic Contributions to Disparities in Health.Simon M. Outram & George T. H. Ellison - 2006 - Journal of Biosocial Science 38 (1):83-102.
    Anthropological insights into the use of race/ethnicity to explore genetic contributions to disparities in health were developed using in-depth qualitative interviews with editorial staff from nineteen genetics journals, focusing on the methodological and conceptual mechanisms required to make race/ethnicity a genetic variable. As such, these analyses explore how and why race/ethnicity comes to be used in the context of genetic research, set against the background of continuing critiques from anthropology and related human sciences that focus on the social construction, structural (...)
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    Genetic Nature/Culture: Anthropology and Science Beyond the Two-Culture Divide. Edited by Alan H. Goodman, Deborah Heath & M. Susan Lindee. Pp. 328. (University of California Press, Berkeley, 2003.) £16.95, ISBN 0-520-23793-5, Paperback. [REVIEW]Simon M. Outram - 2006 - Journal of Biosocial Science 38 (3):427-429.
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    Review of Allen Buchanan, Better Than Human: The Promise and Perils of Enhancing Ourselves 1. [REVIEW]Simon M. Outram - 2012 - American Journal of Bioethics 12 (3):43-45.
    The American Journal of Bioethics, Volume 12, Issue 3, Page 43-45, March 2012.
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    Should Nutritional Supplements and Sports Drinks Companies Sponsor Sport? A Short Review of the Ethical Concerns.Simon M. Outram & Bob Stewart - 2015 - Journal of Medical Ethics 41 (6):447-450.