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 2018

A transdiagnostic dimensional approach towards a neuropsychological assessment for addiction: an international Delphi consensus study

Yücel, M. , Oldenhof, E. , Ahmed, S. H. , Belin, D. , Billieux, J. , Bowden-Jones, H. , Carter, A. , Chamberlain, S. R. , Clark, L. , Connor, J. , Daglish, M. , Dom, G. , Dannon, P. , Duka, T. , Fernandez-Serrano, M. J. , Field, M. , Franken, I. , Goldstein, R. Z. , Gonzalez, R. , Goudriaan, A. E. & 21 others Grant, J. E., Gullo, M. J., Hester, R., Hodgins, D. C., Le Foll, B., Lee, R. S. C., Lingford-Hughes, A., Lorenzetti, V., Moeller, S. J., Munafò, M. R., Odlaug, B., Potenza, M. N., Segrave, R., Sjoerds, Z., Solowij, N., van den Brink, W., van Holst, R. J., Voon, V., Wiers, R., Fontenelle, L. F. & Verdejo-Garcia, A. 1 Jan 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Addiction. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Capacity, control and responsibility in Parkinson's disease patients with impulse control disorders: Views of neurological and psychiatric experts

Dawson, A., Michael, J., Dilkes-Frayne, E., Hall, W., Dissanayaka, N. N. & Carter, A. 1 Jan 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coercive interventions in law and medicine: setting the scene

Spivakovsky, C., Seear, K. & Carter, A. 2018 Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions: Law, Medicine and Society. Spivakovsky, C., Seear, K. & Carter, A. (eds.). 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 1-9 9 p.

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Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions: Law, Medicine and Society

Spivakovsky, C. (ed.), Seear, K. (ed.) & Carter, A. (ed.) 2018 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge. 254 p. (Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Do Neurobiological Understandings of Smoking Influence Quitting Self-Efficacy or Treatment Intentions?

Morphett, K., Carter, A., Hall, W., Lucke, J., Partridge, B. & Gartner, C. 7 Jun 2018 In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 20, 7, p. 827-835 9 p., ntx144

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Associate Faculty Member Award

Adrian Nicholas Carter (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Associate Faculty Member Award

Adrian Nicholas Carter (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Dean's Award for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Thesis

Adrian Nicholas Carter (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Early Career Award for Excellence in Research and Science

Adrian Nicholas Carter (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Shimadzu Young Investigator Award

Adrian Nicholas Carter (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Contribution to conference

Neurosocieties Symposium

Mason, P. H. (Organiser), Warren, N. L. (Organiser), Gardner, J. G. (Organiser), Carter, A. N. (Organiser)
25 Aug 2017

Activity: Contribution to conference