Navigation Links
Springer launches new book series Trends in Augmentation of Human Performance
Date:5/2/2013

Springer, a leading global scientific publisher, is launching a new book series entitled Trends in Augmentation of Human Performance. The series will focus on the enhancement of human skills, attributes and competencies through the use of technology, medicine and therapy. Approximately three books per year are planned.

Three areas of human performance enhancement will be covered by the series: enhancement of human performance to restore normal human capability from the disabled or dysfunctional, enhancement of human performance to superhuman levels, and ethical consequences of the first two topics. The series editor is Vassilis Cutsuridis, Ph.D., of King's College London. All books in the series will be available in print and as eBooks via SpringerLink.

The series is made up of research monographs, introductory and advanced level textbooks, edited volumes and proceedings. Topics will include the restoration of sight, hearing, memory and mobility in the disabled, and enhanced memory and the augmentation of vision, hearing, and strength to superhuman levels. The first volume Cognitive Enhancement: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, edited by Elisabeth Hildt of the University of Mainz, Germany, and Andreas Franke of the University Medical Center Mainz, was published this week.

Martijn Roelandse, Publishing Editor, Neuroscience at Springer, said, "In the second decade of the 21st century, the convergence of the neurosciences including neuroimaging, genetics, cognitive science, neurotechnology and informatics is creating powerful tools that have the potential to significantly improve human performance. To meet this challenge, this new Springer book series will publish works of the highest quality that advance the understanding and practical application of human performance enhancement."


'/>"/>

Contact: Joan Robinson
joan.robinson@springer.com
49-622-148-78130
Springer
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Springer and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to collaborate on book series
2. Springer launches new book series on personalized medicine
3. Springer launches new journal with the Italian Association of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
4. IntegraGen launches ARISk test, a genetic screening tool for autism in high-risk children
5. Mayo Clinic launches whole genome breast cancer study
6. Original research papers on acute cardiovascular care: ESC launches EHJ-ACVC
7. UCLA launches first face transplantation program in western US
8. Georgia Tech launches HomeLab to help companies evaluate home health technologies
9. US Drug Watchdog Launches Now Calls Transvaginal Mesh A Disaster For 100,000's of US Women Recipients And Offers The Names and Contacts Of The Best Women Attorneys
10. K9 CarFence™ Launches as Newest Innovation in Pet Transportation
11. Golden Gate Opportunity: Moravia Worldwide Launches Bay Area Operation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/25/2014)... 25, 2014 Health Advocate™, Inc., the ... subsidiary of West Corporation, is introducing its newest solution ... Costs and Enhance Quality. , The webinar will be ... ET and again at 2 PM ET. For more ... http://www.HealthAdvocate.com/Analytics or call 866.799.2655. , In an ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... could be treated more quickly after Manchester research ... and blood test on arrival, is effective in ... new study shows., The findings of a research ... Journal, could potentially make a huge difference to ... the most common reason for emergency hospital admission. ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on ... in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance ... in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered. , ... to human," said senior investigator Sean Davies, Ph.D., ... most of the negative consequences of obesity in ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ... JDRF’s revenue and spending during fiscal year 2013 (July 1, ... National Institutes of Health (NIH), the JDRF is the largest ... It has global reach and relationships with most of ... positioned to deliver a cure for type 1 diabetes in ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... -- Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of ... to a new study. These fluctuations could ... ease flare-ups for people with certain chronic illnesses, such ... the researchers said. Trillions of bacteria live in ... isn,t well understood, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Health Advocate™, Inc., Holds Webinar to Introduce Provider-Centered Analytics 2Health News:Health Advocate™, Inc., Holds Webinar to Introduce Provider-Centered Analytics 3Health News:Heart attack patients could be treated more quickly after Manchester research 2Health News:Vanderbilt study examines bacteria's ability to fight obesity 2Health News:Report: JDRF 2013 Annual Research Spending Down by $50 million 2Health News:Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says 2
... 2.1 Million Teens ... ... 2009 -- With an estimated 2,500 children ages 12 to 17 taking a prescription painkiller ... with MedSafe, the developers of a state-of-the-art medication lock-box, to curb the problem where it ...
... worker study suggests more potential hazards from the plastics ... to high levels of the controversial plastics chemical bisphenol ... including impotence and low sex drive, among Chinese factory ... researchers stressed that the workers were exposed to BPA ...
... ... is the inspiration for a new film which will find its way onto the ... ... event, the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference (February 3-5, 2010) will feature inspirational Keynote John F. ...
... The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY) , ... a conference call in which Ted Karkus, Chairman and CEO, will ... results and Q&A. , The conference call will be ... www.quigleyco.com ), at 11:00 AM (ET) on Thursday, November 12, ...
... LONDON, November 11 Extensive research conducted ... University of,Sheffield on the Simbionix PROcedure Rehearsal Studio(TM), was ... 2009 congress in Lisbon, Portugal. , ... year, is,the world,s first patient specific system to enable ...
... ... home or office using methods and products that are government-approved, but that won,t harm your ... Rhinebeck, ... The Natural Flu Protection Kit, the first product to emerge from the company’s partnership with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:D.A.R.E Partners with MedSafe to Tackle Teen Prescription and Over the Counter Drug Abuse at Home 2Health News:D.A.R.E Partners with MedSafe to Tackle Teen Prescription and Over the Counter Drug Abuse at Home 3Health News:BPA Tied to Impotence in Men 2Health News:BPA Tied to Impotence in Men 3Health News:CHI's Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference Keynote John Crowley Inspires Feature Film Starring Harrison Ford 2Health News:CHI's Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference Keynote John Crowley Inspires Feature Film Starring Harrison Ford 3Health News:The Quigley Corporation to Host Conference Call to Review Third Quarter Results and Provide Company Update 2Health News:Research on Simbionix PROcedure Rehearsal Software Awarded Magna Cum Laude Prize at CIRSE 2009 2Health News:Research on Simbionix PROcedure Rehearsal Software Awarded Magna Cum Laude Prize at CIRSE 2009 3Health News:Green Living Expert Annie B. Bond's Natural Flu Protection Kit 2Health News:Green Living Expert Annie B. Bond's Natural Flu Protection Kit 3
(Date:7/24/2014)... HILDEN , Germany , and ... , Exclusive global ... assays for SF3B1 mutations, including next-generation sequencing (NGS) gene ... gene, to be targeted by new test, indicate favorable ... myelodysplastic syndromes  QIAGEN sees potential for developing ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014 Amgen (NASDAQ: ... quarter financial results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after the ... followed by a conference call with the investment community at ... be Robert A. Bradway , chairman and chief executive ... Live audio of the conference call will be simultaneously ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014 Many new dentists who ... do to ensure that their practice will be a success. ... basic supplies they use the most can make all the ... dentists have recently discovered that purchasing discount dental supplies ... According to successful dentists across the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 2QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 3QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 4QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 5Amgen Announces Webcast of 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results 2Dental Supplies Online is Key to Dental Success...Really! 2
... 1, 2012 The FDA and representatives from the ... on proposed recommendations for the third reauthorization of a ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) The recommendations would authorize the ... five years, plus adjustments for inflation. Details of the ...
... Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) announces first ... PROMUS Element™ Plus Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent ... the new device was performed by Professor Antonio ... at Columbus Hospital and San Raffaele Hospital in ...
Cached Medicine Technology:FDA and Industry Reach Agreement in Principle on Medical Device User Fees 2FDA and Industry Reach Agreement in Principle on Medical Device User Fees 3Boston Scientific Announces First Implant and Market Launch of PROMUS Element™ Plus Stent System in Europe 2Boston Scientific Announces First Implant and Market Launch of PROMUS Element™ Plus Stent System in Europe 3Boston Scientific Announces First Implant and Market Launch of PROMUS Element™ Plus Stent System in Europe 4
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: