|UCSF neurosurgeon Edward |
Chang developing read/write
neural implants to treat neuro-
psychiatric illness. (Photo by
I don't question DARPA's interest in helping millions of vets and others to overcome disabling and agonizing mental illness, but nor do I doubt the military research organization's incentive to develop brain-machine interfaces for a host of other purposes, too. More to come on this soon.
Listen to NPR's Morning Edition story, Military Plans to Test Brain Implants to Fight Mental Disorders, by Jon Hamilton. Here's a link to DARPA's announcement. And a UC Berkeley release about the project.