Laura Cabrera

Huck Early Career Chair in Neuroethics; Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

Laura Cabrera

Research Summary

The ethical and societal implications of neurotechnologies used for treatment as well as for enhancement purposes.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Deep Brain Stimulation Brain Psychiatry Therapeutics Mental Health Enhancement Ethics Decision Making Dementia Alzheimer Disease Paradigm Psychosurgery Affective Hispanic Americans Health Population Parkinson Disease Environmental Health Mental Disorders Canada Research Personnel Technology Health Services Research Ethical Concerns Artificial Intelligence

Most Recent Publications

Ethical challenges with 3D bioprinted tissues and organs

Pallab Datta, Laura Y. Cabrera, Ibrahim T. Ozbolat, 2023, Trends in Biotechnology on p. 6-9

Flavia Vitale, Jennifer N. Gelinas, Laura Y. Cabrera, 2022, iScience

Glory O. Apantaku, Patrick J. McDonald, Magda Aguiar, Laura Y. Cabrera, Winston Chiong, Mary B. Connolly, Viorica Hrincu, George M. Ibrahim, K. Julia Kaal, Ashley Lawson, Robert Naftel, Eric Racine, Abdollah Safari, Mark Harrison, Judy Illes, 2022, Epilepsia on p. 2338-2349

Jaime Montemayor, Harini Sarva, Karen Kelly-Blake, Laura Y. Cabrera, 2022, Neuroethics

Laura Y. Cabrera, Maryssa M.C. Gilbert, Eric D. Achtyes, Aaron M. McCright, Robyn Bluhm, 2022, Psychiatry Research

Aaron Reuben, Erika M. Manczak, Laura Y. Cabrera, Margarita Alegria, Meghan L. Bucher, Emily C. Freeman, Gary W. Miller, Gina M. Solomon, Melissa J. Perry, 2022, Environmental Health Perspectives

Context-Dependent Risk & Benefit Sensitivity Mediate Judgments About Cognitive Enhancement

Kiante Fernandez, Roy Hamilton, Laura Cabrera, John Dominic Medaglia, 2022, AJOB Neuroscience on p. 73-77

Self-implant ambiguity? Understanding self-related changes in deep brain stimulation

Robyn Bluhm, Laura Y. Cabrera, 2022, Philosophical Explorations on p. 367-385

How Parkinson's patients in the USA perceive deep brain stimulation in the 21st century: Results of a nationwide survey

Daniel Alfonso, Laura Y. Cabrera, Christos Sidiropoulos, Fei Wang, Harini Sarva, 2022, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience on p. 20-26

Yakeel T. Quiroz, Michele Solis, María P. Aranda, Alicia I. Arbaje, Mirna Arroyo-Miranda, Laura Y. Cabrera, Minerva Maria Carrasquillo, Maria M. Corrada, Lucia Crivelli, Erica D. Diminich, Karen A. Dorsman, Mitzi Gonzales, Héctor M. González, Ana L. Gonzalez-Seda, Lea T. Grinberg, Lourdes R. Guerrero, Carl V. Hill, Ivonne Z. Jimenez-Velazquez, Jorge J.Llibre Guerra, Francisco Lopera, Gladys Maestre, Luis D. Medina, Sid O'Bryant, Claudia Peñaloza, Maria Mora Pinzon, Rosa V.Pirela Mavarez, Celina F. Pluim, Rema Raman, Katya Rascovsky, Dorene M. Rentz, Yarissa Reyes, Monica Rosselli, Malú Gámez Tansey, Clara Vila-Castelar, Megan Zuelsdorff, Maria Carrillo, Claire Sexton, 2022, Alzheimer's and Dementia

Most-Cited Papers

Irving E. Vega, Laura Y. Cabrera, Cassandra M. Wygant, Daniel Velez-Ortiz, Scott E. Counts, Jose Abisambra, 2017, Journal of Alzheimer's Disease on p. 979-992

Kellmeyer Philipp, Jennifer Chandler, Laura Cabrera, Adrian Carter, Karola Kreitmair, Anthony Weiss, Coauthor Judy Illes, 2019, AJOB Neuroscience on p. 104-110

Nicole Martinez-Martin, Ishan Dasgupta, Adrian Carter, Jennifer A. Chandler, Philipp Kellmeyer, Karola Kreitmair, Anthony Weiss, Laura Y. Cabrera, 2020, JMIR Mental Health

Reasons for comfort and discomfort with pharmacological enhancement of cognitive, affective, and social domains

Laura Y. Cabrera, Nicholas S. Fitz, Peter B. Reiner, 2015, Neuroethics on p. 93-106

The re-emergence of psychiatric neurosurgery: insights from a cross-national study of newspaper and magazine coverage

Laura Y. Cabrera, Merlin Bittlinger, Hayami Lou, Sabine Müller, Judy Illes, 2018, Acta Neurochirurgica on p. 625-635

Empirical Support for the Moral Salience of the Therapy-Enhancement Distinction in the Debate Over Cognitive, Affective and Social Enhancement

Laura Y. Cabrera, Nicholas S. Fitz, Peter B. Reiner, 2015, Neuroethics on p. 243-256

Devan Stahl, Laura Cabrera, Tyler Gibb, 2018, Science and Engineering Ethics on p. 1119-1142

Rethinking human enhancement: Social enhancement and emergent technologies

Laura Y. Cabrera, 2015,

A Novel Sequential Mixed-method Technique for Contrastive Analysis of Unscripted Qualitative Data: Contrastive Quantitized Content Analysis

Laura Y. Cabrera, Peter B. Reiner, 2018, Sociological Methods and Research on p. 532-548