Neural interfaces, brain-computer interfaces and other devices that blur the lines between mind and machine have extraordinary potential.
These technologies could transform medicine and fundamentally change how we interact with technology and each other. At the same time, neural interfaces raise critical ethical concerns over issues such as privacy, autonomy, human rights and equality of access.
This Royal Society Perspective takes a future-facing look into possible applications of neural and brain-computer interfaces, exploring the potential benefits and risks of the technologies and setting out a course towards maximising the former and minimising the latter. https://royalsociety.org/topics-policy/projects/ihuman-perspective/
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