Kindred AI is teaching robots new tasks using human virtual-reality “pilots.” The ultimate goal is to create a new kind of artificial intelligence

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3D reconstructions show a ‘crown of thorns’ shape stemming from a region linked to consciousness

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Experts say replication is needed and other hurdles must be surmounted to apply findings to the clinic

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Harvard Medical School is testing a new design of a brain implant meant to restore vision to the blind

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A group of researchers in Germany and Sweden recruited 39 competitive male chess players, who had an average IQ of 127 and an average chess Elo rating of about 1700 (an above-average rating in the system used to determine serious players’ skill level). They divided the group to test their performance after consuming either 200 mg of modafinil, 20 mg of ritalin, 200 mg of caffeine, or a placebo.

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Jonathan Moreno: A new U.S. strategic doctrine called the third offset poses an important challenge for the field of neuroethics. The neuroethical issues related to national security were not among those discussed at the Dana Foundation’s landmark “Mapping the Field” conference in 2002

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Mario Macis answers our questions about the behavioral and neuroscientific experimental study, at the intersection of ethics, economics and neuroscience, he is undertaking with Vikram Chib, and Jeffrey Kahn

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Pregnancy changes a woman’s brain, altering the size and structure of areas involved in perceiving the feelings and perspectives of others, according to a first-of-its-kind study published on Monday

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