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You ready? AI-controlled brain implants for mood disorders tested in people (merged)

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 Ukshep    19,868

I highly suggest you avoid. These types of things if you should ever come across them or see something similar in the coming years!

22 November 2017

Brain implants that deliver electrical pulses tuned to a person’s feelings and behaviour are being tested in people for the first time. Two teams funded by the US military’s research arm, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), have begun preliminary trials of ‘closed-loop’ brain implants that use algorithms to detect patterns associated with mood disorders. These devices can shock the brain back to a healthy state without input from a physician.

The work, presented last week at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting in Washington DC, could eventually provide a way to treat severe mental illnesses that resist current therapies. It also raises thorny ethical concerns, not least because the technique could give researchers a degree of access to a person’s inner feelings in real time.

The general approach — using a brain implant to deliver electric pulses that alter neural activity — is known as deep-brain stimulation. It is used to treat movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, but has been less successful when tested against mood disorders. Early evidence suggested that constant stimulation of certain brain regions could ease chronic depression, but a major study involving 90 people with depression found no improvement after a year of treatment.

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 Ukshep    19,868
6 minutes ago, GT500 said:

Tell me that COP is not going down? 

:Sad-Face-Meme-PNG-180x180:

Cop is like the fat guy at a drive through. He buys all the food, sits in his shitty truck and stuffs his face with food all the while telling himself he should stop. But he never manages more than a few seconds not stuffing his hole. As if he has no choice because it's set in stone.

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 TheOldMan    2,382
1 minute ago, Ukshep said:

Cop is like the fat guy at a drive through. He buys all the food, sits in his shitty truck and stuffs his face with food all the while telling himself he should stop. But he never manages more than a few seconds not stuffing his hole. As if he has no choice because it's set in stone.

Not sure what that means but will do anything to help 

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 markovian    44

some people really need there minds fixed ... im glad to hear anything other than drugs but i know we do not know enough about the human brain to even attemp to call this anything more than expermintation

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 Ukshep    19,868

Short for Simulated Adaptive Matrix, SAM is an artificial intelligence designed by Alec Ryder himself. From his node in Hyperion, SAM receives a direct feed of the Pathfinder's sensory input: it sees and feels as Ryder does, providing them with advanced situational awareness, problem solving, and tactical enhancements. All members of the Pathfinder team receive implants, allowing them to communicate directly with SAM.

There are three other SAMs for arks Paarchero, Natanus, and Leusinia, although the Hyperion SAM is the most advanced with more, and more powerful, capabilities. This is a result of Alec modifying and upgrading him separately until the Hyperion's departure.

http://masseffect.wikia.com/wiki/SAM

In the midst of saving his child's life after their helmet was damaged on Habitat 7, Alec transferred his connection to SAM as the young Ryder was made the new Pathfinder.

^^ HEADWOUND SYMBOLOGY! getting it?

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 TOPGUN    122

AI-controlled brain implants for mood disorders tested in people

Researchers funded by the US military are developing appliances to record neural activity and automatically stimulate the brain to treat mental illness.

 

http://www.nature.com/news/ai-controlled-brain-implants-for-mood-disorders-tested-in-people-1.23031

 

 

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Brain implants that deliver electrical pulses tuned to a person’s feelings and behaviour are being tested in people for the first time. Two teams funded by the US military’s research arm, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), have begun preliminary trials of ‘closed-loop’ brain implants that use algorithms to detect patterns associated with mood disorders. These devices can shock the brain back to a healthy state without input from a physician.

The work, presented last week at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting in Washington DC, could eventually provide a way to treat severe mental illnesses that resist current therapies. It also raises thorny ethical concerns, not least because the technique could give researchers a degree of access to a person’s inner feelings in real time.

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 Ukshep    19,868
Just now, TOPGUN said:

ooops i posted a thread after this one... didnt see this one........

Don't worry about it! At least you have eyes to see this particular piece of news and that you found it on your own..

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