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Is machine-based mind control on the near horizon?

Is machine-based mind control on the near horizon?

Quanta | 
Laser beams, ultrasound, electromagnetic pulses, mild alternating and direct current stimulation and other methods now allow access to, and manipulation ...
Epigenetics finding completely upends our understanding of drug addiction

Epigenetics finding completely upends our understanding of drug addiction

Quanta | 
I was taught to scoff at Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and his theory that traits acquired through life experience could be passed on to ...
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Viewpoint: Trump’s inflammatory appeals triggered support for him in 2016. Here’s why scientists think it won’t happen again

Scientific American | 
In the 2016 election, undecided voters were influenced by the brain’s fear-driven impulses—more simply, gut instinct—once they arrived inside the ...
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Stimulating brain waves prompts immune cells to fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Quanta | 
Discoveries that transcend boundaries are among the greatest delights of scientific research, but such leaps are often overlooked because they ...
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‘The genie is out of the bottle’: How ‘mind reading’ will transform medical care

Scientific American | 
The ability to detect electrical activity in the brain through the scalp, and to control it, will soon transform medicine ...
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‘Peculiar brain waves’ during sleep may be key to forming memories, study suggests

Scientific American | 
Neuroscientists have always presumed that learning and memory depend on strengthening or weakening the connection points between neurons (synapses), increasing ...
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