Curious Saturday: The fight for a human right for cognitive liberty

The world of neurotechnology offers a fascinating glimpse into the inner workings of our minds, providing valuable insights into our mental health. However, the potential misuse of our most intimate thoughts and emotions poses a significant threat, warns neurotech and AI expert Nita Farahany.

While she highlights the numerous benefits of brain-sensing devices in diagnosing and treating various conditions, she also raises important questions about the protection of our cognitive data and the implications of its use.

Farahany advocates for the establishment of “cognitive liberty” as a fundamental right as we navigate the complex intersection of our brains and technology.

Watch the thought-provoking talk here: