How your brain data could be used against you

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Brain stimulation technologies, from implantable electrodes to remote treatments, are quickly becoming more mainstream. This means that we have to consider how the data collected from these treatments might be used against us in a court of law. For example, the heart data of Ross Compton was used against him in a criminal case. Neuroscientists are also exploring brain stimulation for a wide range of conditions, including long Covid and depression, as well as ways to enhance healthy brains. We need to think now about how to protect this data, so that it can’t be used against us in the future. Read full article here

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