Neuroscience in Society

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Neuroscience has a profound ability to alter society, but who makes sure it changes society for the better?
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And other neuroscience news for the week of February 3, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of January 27, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of January 20-26, 2020.
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A panel of experts tackle your questions on emerging neural-digital technology.
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A panel of experts discuss the future of neural-digital technology, as well as ethical and social considerations for the field.
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Neural-digital technologies must undergo serious scrutiny during development to minimize discrimination and exclusion.
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Douglas Weber, professor at the University of Pittsburgh, explains improvements in neural-digital technologies, including prosthetics and injectable nerve stimulators.
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Neural-digital technologies are changing the human experience.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of January 13-19, 2020.
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Brandon Prestwood, an amputee, shares how a prosthetic arm with a sense of touch changed his life.
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New neural-digital interfaces could worsen existing healthcare inequalities if developers ignore socioeconomic concerns.
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Scientists are exploring how neural-digital technologies can expand the human experience. This endeavor raises crucial ethical questions.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.