Arleen Salles

Arleen Salles

Senior Researcher

Arleen Salles is a Senior Researcher in CRB’s neuroethics team. She is the  Director of the Neuroethics Program at CIF (Centro de Investigaciones Filosoficas) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is also a task leader and research collaborator in the Ethics and Society subproject (SP12) of the EU-flagship Human Brain Project and SP12’s  Communications Officer. Salles received her M.A and Ph.D in philosophy from SUNY Buffalo, USA.

Her research interests range from issues in moral philosophy (such as  the connection between emotional rationality and intentionality, and the status of aversive emotions like disgust), to bioethics (for example,  the ethical issues raised by cultural, ethnic, and gender differences in the health care context) and neuroethics (the normative relevance of neuroscientific findings and privacy concerns raised by neuro-imaging, among others). She is currently working on a conceptual analysis of human identity and the self, and the impact that some neuroscientific findings could have on what it means to be human.

Phone: +1 201 2147116

Recent publications

  • Salles, Arleen; Evers, Kathinka; Farisco, Michele

    Anthropomorphism in AI

    Part of AJOB Neuroscience, p. 88-95, 2020.

    Open access
  • Salles, Arleen; Evers, Kathinka; Farisco, Michele

    Neuroethics and Philosophy in Responsible Research and Innovation: The Case of the Human Brain Project

    Part of Neuroethics, p. 201-211, 2019.

    Open access
  • Salles, Arleen; Bjaalie, Jan; Evers, Kathinka; Farisco, Michele et al.

    The Human Brain Project: Responsible Brain Research for the Benefit of Society

    Part of Neuron, p. 380-384, 2019.

    Open access
  • Salles, Arleen; Evers, Kathinka; Farisco, Michele

    The Need for a Conceptual Expansion of Neuroethics

    Part of AJOB Neuroscience, p. 126-128, 2019.

    Open access
  • Farisco, Michele; Salles, Arleen; Evers, Kathinka

    Neuroethics: A Conceptual Approach

    Part of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, p. 717-727, 2018.

  • Salles, Arleen

    Neuroethics in Context: The Development of the Discipline in Argentina

    Part of The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics, 2018.

  • Delegates, Global Neuroethics Summit; Rommelfanger, Karen S.; Jeong, Sung-Jin; Ema, Arisa et al.

    Neuroethics Questions to Guide Ethical Research in the International Brain Initiatives

    Part of Neuron, p. 19-36, 2018.

  • Salles, Arleen

    Proactive Epigenesis and Ethics

    Part of EMBO Reports, p. 1271-, 2017.

  • Salles, Arleen

    Salud reproductiva, legislación y opciones de maternidad

    Part of International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, p. 248-251, 2017.

  • Salles, Arleen; Evers, Kathinka

    Social Neuroscience and Neuroethics: A Fruitful Synergy

    Part of Neuroscience and Social Science: The Missing Link, p. 531-546, 2017.

Neuroethics & Philosophy of the Brain

The CRB neuroethics research team is an international, multi-disciplinary group. Our backgrounds allow us to approach these issues from theoretical, philosophical, social, bio-political and clinical perspectives. We collaborate closely with neuroscientists to understand the ethical and philosophical questions that neuroscience brings. In this report, we provide a summary of our research. The report was updated in November 2016.

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Neuroethicxs & philosophy of the brain