Towards new human rights in the age of neuroscience and neurotechnology

  title={Towards new human rights in the age of neuroscience and neurotechnology},
  author={Marcello Ienca and Roberto Andorno},
  booktitle={Life sciences, society and policy},
Rapid advancements in human neuroscience and neurotechnology open unprecedented possibilities for accessing, collecting, sharing and manipulating information from the human brain. Such applications raise important challenges to human rights principles that need to be addressed to prevent unintended consequences. This paper assesses the implications of emerging neurotechnology applications in the context of the human rights framework and suggests that existing human rights may not be sufficient… CONTINUE READING

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