Technology shouldn’t take anything away from us, make us lazy or dependent on it. Instead, it should be our motivation to act and to develop good habits, says Konrad Maj, PhD, a social psychologist from the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, in conversation with Monika Redzisz.
As soon as I achieve my goal, I will connect my brain to external interfaces. I am most interested in what would happen if I connected to another person and to their brain, says Andrzej Banburski, PhD, from MIT in conversation with Monika Redzisz.
It would be unethical to create an ideal man, forcefully adjusting him to societal expectations. I don’t do that – says one of the most famous Polish neurosurgeons in a conversation with Monika Redzisz.
If the therapy is meant to relieve pain, we ask the patient if it hurts less. When we try to restore consciousness, our question is what we should measure, since we can’t see the problem. How can we ask a question to a patient we are not able to communicate with? The scientists working at the Alarm Clock Clinic have to face these questions every day.