Tuesday, November 5, 2019

New Publication on Ethical Issues in Brain-to-Brain Interfaces

Dr. Elisabeth Hildt, director of the Ethics Center, has a new publication out exploring ethical issues raised by brain-to-brain interfaces. Check it out!


Multi-Person Brain-To-Brain Interfaces: Ethical Issues

  • Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, United States
While the idea of a network of brains directly communicating via brain-to-brain interfaces (BBIs) may sound like science fiction to some, it actually is not. BBIs allow for technology mediated direct communication between two brains without involving the peripheral nervous system. They consist of two components: a brain-computer interface (BCI) that detects neural signals from one brain and translates them to computer commands, and a computer-brain interface (CBI) that delivers computer commands to another brain....