(America Magazine) The Ethics of the BRAIN Initiative

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Andrea Vicini, S.J., of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry discusses the ethics of the National Insitute of Health's BRAIN Initiative. The initiative promises the possibility for medical breakthroughs in the field of neuroscience, but who will benefit from these technologies? And could they be put to questionable purposes?

Listen to it all (a little over 18 minutes).

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