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Neuroethics

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 617–625 | Cite as

Brain Machine Interface and Human Enhancement – An Ethical Review

  • Karim JebariEmail author
Original Paper

Abstract

Brain machine interface (BMI) technology makes direct communication between the brain and a machine possible by means of electrodes. This paper reviews the existing and emerging technologies in this field and offers a systematic inquiry into the relevant ethical problems that are likely to emerge in the following decades.

Keywords

Brain computer interface Brain machine interface Neuroethics Bioethics Electroencephalography Neuromotor prosthesis Autonomy Privacy 

Notes

Conflicting Interests

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kungliga tekniska högskolan (Royal Institute of Technology)StockholmSweden

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