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Should we trust giant tech companies and entrepreneurs with reading our brains?

Comments open through September 26 This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Laura Cabrera, PhD The search for a brain device capable of capturing recordings from thousands of neurons has been a primary goal … Continue reading

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Doctors, Technology Puzzles, and the Clinical Ethicist Detective

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Marleen Eijkholt, JD, PhD I love puzzle rooms and detective novels. When medicine looks like a puzzle room, I become fascinated as a non-MD aspiring detective. When that … Continue reading

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Should we improve our memory with direct brain stimulation?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Laura Cabrera, PhD Should we be worried about the use of direct brain stimulation to improve memory? Well, it depends. If we think of people with treatment … Continue reading

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Prospects, Promises and Perils of Human Mind-Reading

Prospects, Promises and Perils of Human Mind-Reading Event Flyer In recent years, several research groups have been able to infer the contents of subjects’ thoughts from fMRI scans. E-commerce sites are tracking customers’ purchases and making ever better predictions about … Continue reading

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