ITA [Hrsg.], (2016) Neuroenhancement: old dreams, sober reality. ITA dossier no. 24en (November 2016; Author: Helge Torgersen).
Boosting the performance of the brain is an old dream still unfulfilled. -> Approaches to enhance its capabilities range from drugs to brain stimulation or brain-computer interfaces. -> Besides therapeutic success with long-known drugs in ill people, almost no effects have been proven. -> Options for action include establishing a governance framework, adapting medical regulation and following fundamental rights. <i>Author: Helge Torgersen</i>
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