A potential aid for ALS and stroke patients. “Speaking one’s mind” is getting literal: A device that detects electrical signals in the brain’s speech-producing regions created synthetic speech good enough for listeners to mostly understand complex sentences

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Neil Levy writes, “Neuroethics is exciting. It is fascinating to consider the deep issues it raises and the future possibilities it explores. I worry, however, that the focus on the exciting possibilities of present and future neuroscience obscures more pressing ethical issues.”

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Millions of Americans have taken antidepressants for many years. What happens when it’s time to stop?

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The Mixed-Reality Social Prosthesis, based on the skills of so-called human lie detectors, magnifies microexpressions

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Sea of Solitude, which Electronic Arts will publish this year, is among a growing number of video games that are tackling mental health issues

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Do You See What AI Sees?

March 22, 2019

Study finds that humans can think like computers. Artificial intelligence can be fooled by certain images—and new research shows that humans tend to agree with the computers

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Philosophers have spent millennia debating whether we have free will, without reaching a conclusive answer. Neuroscientists optimistically entered the field in the 1980s, armed with tools they were confident could reveal the origin of actions in the brain. Three decades later, they have reached the same conclusion

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