Mind Control

We've never had an agreed-upon model for how the mind works; people have suffered from misinformed theories and treatments as a result. The work of today's behavioral neuroscientists deserves extra scrutiny as they develop treatments for mental health, explore the nature of consciousness, and further the development of artificial intelligences.

Being a Pokémon Master in childhood permanently alters your brain

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Hours spent catching 'em all primes the brain to recognize familiar, pixelated Pikachus

Hannah Thomasy, University of Washington

Should parents fear potatoes as much as screens?

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Jack Barton, University of Manchester

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With new technology, mind control is no longer science-fiction

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We can only transmit basic signals between brains, but we should consider the ethics before moving on to complex thoughts

Lily Toomey, Curtin University

Does modern neuroscience really help us understand behavior?

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Danbee Kim, Champalimaud Foundation

Gonçalo Lopes, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

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Physicist Max Tegmark explains why AI will help humanity flourish

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"There's no law of physics that says we can't build machines more intelligent than we are"