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Volume 5, Issue 2


Luke Arend
Bethel University

Keywords: Moral Responsibility, Free Will, Compatibilism and Incompatibilism, Determinism, Quantum Mechanics, Libet Experiments, Neuroscience
Citation: . "Can Neuroscience Comment on Whether We Have Moral Responsibility?compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 1–10.


Sabine Bickford
Eastern Michigan University

Keywords: Descartes, Schramme, Ryle, Kafer, Mental Illness, Identity, Mind Body Dualism, Relational Model, Feminism, Disability
Citation: . "Beyond the Mind Body Problem: A Feminist Relational Model of Mental Illness and Identitycompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 11–18.


Max van den Broek
University of Amsterdam

Keywords: Extended Mind, Extended Cognition, Externalism, Coupling-Constitution Fallacy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Cognition
Citation: . "The Cognitive Complexity Thesis: Refuting Multiple Objections to the Extended Mind Thesiscompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 19–30.


Jonathan Covey
Union College

Keywords: Smart Drugs, Cognitive Enhancers, Neuroethics, Nootropics, Learning Acquisition, Psychostimulants, Medical Ethics, The Role of Medicine, Psychological Treatments, Competitive Fairness
Citation: . "Ethical Considerations and Implications of Smart Drugscompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 31–43.


Joseph Longo
Eastern Michigan University

Keywords: Emotions, Fear, Idealization, Positivism, Cognivitism, Social Constructionism, Attitudes, Judgments, Observations, Death
Citation: . "Emotional Synthesis and Moral Socialitycompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 45–61.


Alexander Palka
Clemson University

Keywords: Infant, Euthanasia, Infanticide, Escobar, Marquis, Munson, Nesbitt, Future of Value, Future Like Ours, Bente Hindriks, Suffering, Treatment, Utilitarian, Bioethics, Moral Status
Citation: . "In the Absence of a Future Like Ourscompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 63–82.


Kathryn Petrozzo
Saint Michael’s College

Keywords: Neuroethics, Free Will, Responsibility, Agency, Compatibilism, Criminal Law, Technology
Citation: . "Free Will and Responsibility in the Neuroscientific Agecompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 83–100.


Mikayla Pouliot
Hope College

Keywords: Justified True Belief, Knowledge, Cognitive, Function, Design Plan, Neurotypical, Disorder, Disability, Dysfunction, Autism
Citation: . "Validating Knowledge of Individuals with Mental Disorders: An Extension of Plantinga’s Functionalist-Theory of Knowledgecompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (2): 101–107.
 

Volume 5, Issue 1


Jonah Branding
Central Michigan University

Keywords: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Mental Causation, Epiphenomenalism, Justification, Mysterianism, Physical Closure, Cognitive Closure, Knowledge of Causation, Causal Inference
Citation: . "Mental Causation Under Two Types of Closurecompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 1–12.


Michael Fiorica
State University of New York at Buffalo

Keywords: Akrasia, Weakness of Will, Depression, Practical Reason, Mental Illness, Phenomenology, Procrastination, Rationality, Psychology, Normativity
Citation: . "Depression: Symptoms May Include Akrasia?compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 13–26.


Russell Guilbault
University at Buffalo

Keywords: Zen, Buddhism, Shobogenzo, Dogen, Japan, Eastern, Mind, Free Will, Monism, Materialism
Citation: . "Mind as Action in Zen Buddhist Thoughtcompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 27–34.


Leah Elizabeth Hasdan
DePaul University

Keywords: Scientific Realism, Freedom, Will, Underdetermination, Philosophy of Science, Cognitive Functioning, Darwin, Lewontin, Popper, Khun, Lewens
Citation: . "Does Scientific Realism Think For Us?compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 35–40.


Julia Lei
Western University

Keywords: Animalism, Hylomorphism, Personal Identity, Metaphysics, Morality, Thomism, Neo-Aristotelian, Soul, Persistence, Moral Status
Citation: . "What We Are: Our Metaphysical Nature & Moral Implicationscompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 41–47.


Molly Ockert
University of Michigan-Flint

Keywords: Gender Norms, Plastic Surgery, Pixee Fox, Bodily Disconnect, Body Functionality, Rib Removal, Cosmetic Surgery, Ideal Body Image, Rhinoplasty, Augmentation
Citation: . "Plastic Surgery and Bodily Disconnectcompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 5 (1): 49–55.
 
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Volume 4, Issue 2


Benjamin Cline
Bethel University

Keywords: Self-deception, cognitive psychology, neurophysiology, emotion, cognitive dissonance, empiricism, psychology, error minimization (PEDMIN), unintentional, information processing, cognitive bias
Citation: . "A Psychological Account of the Formation of Self Deceptive Beliefscompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (2): 1–12.


Thomas M. DePietro
University of Delaware

Keywords: Reductionism, Functionalism, Physicalism, Materialism, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Belief, Cognition, Neurophysiology, Epistemology
Citation: . "Belief According to Reasons: Can the Brain Detect Truth?compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (2): 13–28.


Cody Hatfield-Myers
University of Michigan-Flint

Keywords: Boorse, Clouser, Culver, Gert, Mordacci and Sobel, Reductionism, Malady, Disease, Illness, Narrative, Health, Social Model, Medical Model, Normalcy, Stigmatization
Citation: . "Insidious Illness: A Criticism of Medical Reductionismcompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (2): 29–44.
 

Volume 4, Issue 1


Keagan Potts
Loyola University Chicago

Keywords: Enactivism, Perception, Understanding, Perceptual Presence, Fragility, Implicit Bias, Interpersonal Understanding, Alva Noë, Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Citation: . "The Revised Enactive Account: Interpersonal Understanding and Perceptual Achievementcompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 1–22.


Ryan Powers
Ohio University

Keywords: Logical Fatalism, Saul Kripke, Essential Properties, Determinism, Joseph Diekemper, Time, Temporal, Necessity, Contingency, Aristotle, Modal Fallacy
Citation: . "Logical Fatalism: Origins as Essential Properties of Eventscompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 23–32.


Lokita Rajan
Emory University

Keywords: Conceptual Act Theory, Basic Emotions, Subjective Character of Experience, Nativism, Empiricism
Citation: . "Cognitive Theories of Emotion: Conceptualizing Pain and Sufferingcompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 33–41.


Shweta Sahu
Emory University

Keywords: Cognitive Enhancement, tDCS, Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Authenticity, Safety, Responsibility, Implicit Coercion, Open Futures, Cosmetic Neurology, Treatment
Citation: . "Responsibility: Revis(ion)ing Brains via Cognitive Enhancementcompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 43–54.


Christopher D. Schultz
The University of Akron

Keywords: Consciousness, Reductive Materialism, Dualism, Scientism, Neutral Monism, Panpsychism, Neuroplasticity, DMT, Psilocybin, Religious Experience, Neo-darwinism, Theoneurological Models
Citation: . "Neuroplasticity, Nagel and nn-DMT: Where Neuroscience and Evolutionary Biology Meet Mystical Mathematics and Theoneurological Models of Consciousnesscompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 55–66.


Laura Teal
Hope College

Keywords: Free Will, Unconscious Actions, Moral Responsibility, Willpower, Attitudes, Schemas, Behavior, Social Psychology, Agency, Will
Citation: . "Unconscious Acts as Acts with Moral Responsibilitycompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 67–75.


Albwin Wagner-Schmitzer
University of Cincinnati

Keywords: Possible Worlds, Counterfactual, Reality, Fantasy, Self, Worlds, Ideal Worlds, Material World, Symbiotic Relationship, Picture of the World
Citation: . "Fantasy, Reality, and the Selfcompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 4 (1): 77–89.
 

Volume 3, Issue 2


Charles Dalrymple-Fraser
University of Toronto

Keywords: Anorexia Nervosa, Bioethics, Consent, Egosyntonicity, Medical Ethics, Paternalism, Pathology, Pathological Identity, Personal Identity
Citation: . "Egosyntonicity as Pathology in At-Risk Anorexia Nervosa Patientscompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (2): 1–16.


Thomas M. DePietro
University of Delaware

Keywords: Libet, Free Will, Choice, Decision, Action, Consciousness, Freedom, Volition, Voluntary, Neurophysiology
Citation: . ""Is Free-Will Defensible in light of Modern Day Psychology?"compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (2): 17–29.


Shawn Forquer
Grand Valley State University

Keywords: Cognitive Dissonance, Desensitization, Dream Function, Evolutionary Psychology, Fear, Implicit Learning Rehearsal, Sleep, Threat Simulation Theory, TST
Citation: . ""Waking From a Bad Dream: A Response to Threat-Simulation Theory"compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (2): 31–50.


Elena Sobrino
University of Michigan-Flint

Keywords: Autism, Disability, Biomedicine, Alternative Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine
Citation: . ""An Alternative Approach: Chinese Medicine and Autism"compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (2): 51–63.


Annie Zhao
Western University (Formally known as The University of Western Ontario)

Keywords: Gender dysphoria (GD), Diagnostic and Statistic Manual (DSM), Mental Illness, Gender Identity Disorder, Feminist Theory, Transgender Issues, Sexuality
Citation: . ""Should ‘gender dysphoria’ be classified as a mental illness?"compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (2): 65–69.
 

Volume 3, Issue 1


Charles Dalrymple-Fraser
University of Toronto

Keywords: Advance Directives, Alzheimer’s, Applied Ethics, Dementia, Ethics, Future Planning, Identity, Personal Identity
Citation: . "Dissolving the “Other Person” Problemcompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 1–12.


Abigail E. DeHart
Grand Valley State University

Luke S. DeHart
Grand Valley State University

Keywords: History, Moral Sentimentalism, Adam Smith, Altruism, Neuroethics, Empathy, Ethics
Citation: . "The Philanthropy Machine: Neuroethics and Empathycompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 13–23.


Daniel P. Flavin
Hope College

Keywords: Partial Reference, Incommensurability, Kuhn, Causal Theory of Reference, Translation, Interpretation
Citation: . "Incommensurability and Partial Referencecompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 25–34.


Andrew Rydlund
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Keywords: Full-brain Death, Hylomorphism, Substance, Accident, Prime Matter, Substantial Form, Accidental Form
Citation: . "Seemingly Alive: Full-brain Death Is Deathcompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 35–45.


Rebecca Valeriano-Flores
DePaul University

Keywords: Causality, Identity, Ethics, Free Will, Determinism
Citation: . "Identity and Causality: Foucault’s Subject and Kant’s Third Antinomycompos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 3 (1): 47–61.
 

Volume 2, Issue 2

Rachel Fischell
Duke University

Keywords: Pharmacological Enhancement, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Emotional Memory Consolidation, Propranolol, Moral Decision-Making, Personal Identity, Value of a Life
Citation: . "Ethics of Memory Dampening Using Propranolol as a Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Field of Emergency Medicine." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 1–14.

Tracy Graves
Ball State University

Keywords: Philosophy of action, positive and negative causation, rehabilitation, incarceration, punishment
Citation: . "Rethinking the Goal of Imprisonment." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 15–27.

Joelle Hershberger
Bethel University

Keywords: Rationalism, sentimentalism, intuitionism, society, morality, moral psychology
Citation: . "Reason, Society, and the Social Intuitionist Model." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 29–43.

Samuel Kratzer
Bethel University

Keywords: Virtue, character, situationism, agency, dispositions, preemption, sustaining social contribution to character, enabling and stimulus conditions
Citation: . "Are Virtue Ethics and Situationism Really Incompatible?." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 45–58.

Maxim Perel
The Ohio State University

Keywords: Other Minds, Physicalism, Analogical Inference, Human Biology, Probabilistic Arguments
Citation: . "Revisiting the Problem of Other Minds." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 59–67.

Andy Slabchuck
University of Michigan-Flint

Keywords: Epistemology, Know-how, Structure of knowledge, Gilbert Ryle, Regress, Propositional Knowledge, Intellectualism, Anti-Intellectualism
Citation: . "Chess and Regress: A Defense of Intellectualism." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 69–78.

Jordan Tiffany
University of Michigan-Flint

Keywords: Autism, Alternative Medicine, Autonomy, Children, Medicine, Measles, Parents, Rights, Treatments, Vaccines
Citation: . "Should Parental Rights be the Final Judgment for Their Child’s Medical Needs?." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (2): 79–90.
 

Volume 2, Issue 1

Joel Anderson
Bethel University

Keywords: Situationism, Character, Virtue Ethics, My Lai, Abu Ghraib, Atrocity, Responsibility, Kantian Consistency
Citation: . "Kantian Consistency and Military Atrocity: Holding Military Personnel Responsible for Atrocity." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 1–15.

Thomas Mann
University of Michigan-Flint

Keywords: Psychopathy, moral responsibility, moral agency, amygdala, serotonin
Citation: . "Morality, Psychopathy, and Responsibility: Can Psychopaths be Morally Responsible Agents?compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 17–34.

Areins Pelayo
University of South Florida

Keywords: Literary Criticism, Identity, Formalism, Romanticism, Postmodernism, Immanuel Kant, bell hooks, Nominalism, Nagel, Racial Bias, Gender Bias
Citation: . "Individuals, Identity, and Interest Groups." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 35–42.


Kaylie Provenzano
University of South Florida

Keywords: Cognitive-Science, Cognitive-Functionalism, Neuro-Ethics, Rational-Logic, Aesthetics, Truth
Citation: . "Pursuit of Progressive Truths: Cognitive Functionalism." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 43–62.

Paul So
University of Maryland

Keywords: David Lewis, Derek Parfit, Personal Identity, Tense Identity, Numerical Identity, Qualitative Identity, Common Sense Notion of Personal Identity, Formal Identity, Survival, and Fusion Paradox
Citation: . "Lewis’ Personal Identity." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 2 (1): 63–72.
 

Volume 1, Issue 1

Elizabeth Arnold
University of Michigan-Flint

Keywords: Psychosomatic, mind, biomedical, placebo, cognitive psychology
Citation: . "Psychosomatic Illnesses: Philosophical Implications and the Current State of Research." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 1 (1): 1–13.

Shouta Brown
Western Kentucky University

Keywords: Arpaly, Compatibilism, Conscious Will, Determinism, Free Will, Hume, Kane, Significance of Free Will
Citation: . "The Desirability of Free Will: The Value of the Concept Regardless of Its Existence." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 1 (1): 14–24.

Kiefer Owens
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Keywords: Qualia, consciousness, physicalism, reductive physicalism, epiphenomenalism, substance dualism, functionalism, topic-neutral, ineffable, causal efficacy
Citation: . "Explaining Qualia." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 1 (1): 25–34.

Tyler Rauh
University of Michigan-Flint

Keywords: Near-Death Experience, Out-of-Body Experience, Physicalism, Dualism
Citation: . "Near-Death Experiences: A Potential Problem for Physicalism." compos mentis: Undergraduate Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics 1 (1): 35–44.