At present, our brains are mostly dependent on all the stuff below the neck to turn thought into action. But advances in neuroscience are making it easier than ever to hook machines up to minds. See neuroscientists John Donoghue and Sheila Nirenberg, computer scientist Michel Maharbiz, and psychologist Gary Marcus discuss the cutting edge of brain-machine interactions in “Cells to Silicon: Your Brain in 2050,” part of the Big Ideas series at the 2014 World Science Festival.
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The host is terrible. He's asking rather stupid questions and doesn't appear to have any familiarity with the subject. He also loves to hear himself talk. Ruined it for me.
@WorldSciFest So, so far brain interaction with technology is indirect &we made it to the Moon. Imagine what ''direct'' interaction will do
@WorldSciFest It means so brain interaction with technology is indirect &we made it to the Moon. Imagine what ''direct'' interaction will do
what about radiation? directly affecting the brain. silicon is a toxic? and other electronics components.