March 15, 2014

The Future of Brain Implants

Gary Marcus & Christof Koch, Wall Street Journal

The Associated Press

What would you give for a retinal chip that let you see in the dark or for a next-generation cochlear implant that let you hear any conversation in a noisy restaurant, no matter how loud? Or for a memory chip, wired directly into your brain's hippocampus, that gave you perfect recall of everything you read?

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TAGGED: Brain, Implant, Prosthetics


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