Adrian Carter

Assoc Professor

20062021
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Biography

Associate Professor Adrian Carter is an NHMRC Career Development and Head, Neuroscience and Society Group at the School of Psychological Sciences and Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences, Monash University. He is also Director, Neuroethics Program, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function and Co-Chairs the Australian Brain Alliance Neuroethics Subcommittee, Australian Academy of Science. His research examines the impact of neuroscience on our understanding and treatment of addiction, mental illness and neurological disorders, including: agency, identity, moral responsibility, privacy, stigma and discrimination, the use of coercion and the capacity for voluntary control of behaviours; and the use of emerging technologies such as brain stimulation, brain computer interfaces, wearables and neuroimaging, to treat mental illness. He receivedthe Australasian Professional Society of Alcohol and Other Drugs “Early Career Award for Excellence in Research and Science” (2012) and the Australian National Drug and Alcohol Award for Excellence in Research (2010). He has over 140 publications, including the book ‘Addiction Neuroethics: The Promises and Perils of Addiction Neuroscience’ (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Dr Carter has been an advisor to the World Health Organization, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, the Australian Ministerial Council on Drugs Strategy and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 

Keywords

  • neuroethics
  • addiction
  • drugs
  • public policy
  • neurolaw
  • ethics
  • compulsive behaviour
  • impulsivity
  • substance abuse
  • policy
  • bioethics
  • mental health

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Research Output 2006 2019

Ethical, stigma, and policy implications of food addiction: A scoping review

Cassin, S. E., Buchman, D. Z., Leung, S. E., Kantarovich, K., Hawa, A., Carter, A. & Sockalingam, S., 1 Apr 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 4, 18 p., 710.

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Going Online: The Affordances of Online Counseling for Families Affected by Alcohol and Other Drug Issues

Dilkes-Frayne, E., Savic, M., Carter, A., Kokanović, R. & Lubman, D. I., 31 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Qualitative Health Research. 13 p.

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Psychedelic-assisted therapies: The past, and the need to move forward responsibly

Gardner, J., Carter, A., O'Brien, K. & Seear, K., 1 Aug 2019, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 70, p. 94-98 5 p.

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Unmasking neurobiological commonalities between addictive disorders and impulse control disorders in Parkinson’s disease

Ramdave, S., Dawson, A., Carter, A. & Dissanayaka, N. N. W., 1 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Brain Imaging and Behavior. 14 p.

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‘Woe Betides Anybody Who Tries to Turn me Down.’ A Qualitative Analysis of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Following Subthalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease

Mosley, P. E., Robinson, K., Coyne, T., Silburn, P., Breakspear, M. & Carter, A., 1 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Neuroethics. 17 p.

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Prizes

Associate Faculty Member Award

Adrian Carter (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Associate Faculty Member Award

Adrian Carter (Recipient), 2012

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Dean's Award for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Thesis

Adrian Carter (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Early Career Award for Excellence in Research and Science

Adrian Carter (Recipient), 2012

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Shimadzu Young Investigator Award

Adrian Carter (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Contribution to conference

Neurosocieties Symposium

Paul Mason (Organiser), Narelle Louise Warren (Organiser), John Grant Gardner (Organiser), Adrian Nicholas Carter (Organiser)
25 Aug 2017

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