This week we have discussed the advances in psychology including neuropsychology, the cognitive revolution, and the ethics that guide them.
For this week’s discussion, view the video
Mind Reading by 60 minutes at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jc8URRxPIg. What ethical issues arise from this investigative practice? Include a discussion of the woman in India found guilty of a crime with little evidence except a brain scan. Could this method be used in the United States in the near future? Why or why not? Then, discuss the ways in which the understanding of biology/genetics has affected and continues to affect the development of ethical laws and moral standards within the field of contemporary psychology. What are some of the controversies surrounding this understanding? Provide specific examples.