The Human Brain Project: Social and ethical challenges

Nikolas Rose*

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Focusing on the Human Brain Project, I discuss some social and ethical challenges raised by such programs of research: the possibility of a unified knowledge of "the brain," balancing privacy and the public good, dilemmas of "dual use," brain-computer interfaces, and "responsible research and innovation" in governance of emerging technologies. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1212-1215
Number of pages4
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2014


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