Conceptual and Ethical Issues With Brain-Hardware Interfaces
Current opinion in psychiatry 2011 Nov; 24(6): 495-501
Progress in neurosciences, increasing computational power, and ongoing miniaturization of micro-technological components enable both a better understanding of human brain functions and development of new diagnostic and therapeutic tools. Research and development as well as clinical application of devices designed for recording neural signals from the brain or stimulating brain areas respectively raise conceptual and ethical questions.
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