Cognitive Enhancement Technologies
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Tools developed to solve problems or difficulties with the cognitive functions closely linked to the function of the neuronal networks in the brain.
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Ray Kurzweil’s new book predicts development of a super ‘digital brain’

Ray Kurzweil’s new book predicts development of a super ‘digital brain’ | Cognitive Enhancement Technologies | Scoop.it

"Humans will become capable of feats that now seem impossible — for many of us, in our lifetime — in large part due to expected advances in brain research, posits the inventor and author in his new book, How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, due out next month...In his new book, he predicts technology will virtually grow the human neocortex — the section of the brain responsible for thinking, language, and sensory perception — by directly tying into electronic resources, including the Internet."

 

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8 Amazing Ways Google Glasses Will Change Education - Online Universities

8 Amazing Ways Google Glasses Will Change Education - Online Universities | Cognitive Enhancement Technologies | Scoop.it
Educators and students can expect to see some amazing changes to the educational experience when Google Glasses show up in the classroom.

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How Science Can Build a Better You

How Science Can Build a Better You | Cognitive Enhancement Technologies | Scoop.it

How far would you go to modify yourself using the latest medical technology?

"IF a brain implant were safe and available and allowed you to operate your iPad or car using only thought, would you want one? What about an embedded device that gently bathed your brain in electrons and boosted memory and attention? Would you order one for your children?"

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Future brain implants could run on brain fuel

Future brain implants could run on brain fuel | Cognitive Enhancement Technologies | Scoop.it

Research at MIT has produced a fuel cell that could power small neural implants with the same source of energy as the brain itself: glucose...

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