Future · Medicine · Uncategorized

Brain Networks linked to human intelligence

“Our research suggests that it might be possible to work with these genes to modify intelligence, but that is only a theoretical possibility at the moment – we have just taken a first step along that road.” “Traits such as intelligence are governed by large groups of genes working together – like a football team… Continue reading Brain Networks linked to human intelligence

Ethics · Future · Psychology

Revisited: Transhumanism against violence

transhumanism (abbreviated as H+ or h+) is an international cultural and intellectual movement with an eventual goal of fundamentally transforming the human condition by developing and making widely available technologies to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities (Wikipedia). This topic, about transhumanism, is broad. I will discuss a small part of this topic, that is: “Can we make use of transhumanism in a way such that… Continue reading Revisited: Transhumanism against violence

Future · Medicine · Science · Technology

Technology in medicine F.T.W. – Part One

Workers within the medical field have it very hard when it comes to implementing new technologies. Lisa Sanders explains in her book, “Every patient tells a story ,” what impact trying to implement diagnosis systems into hospitals could have on the doctors and nurses. 1. Firstly, if we were to think in terms of current technology, doctors, nurses or… Continue reading Technology in medicine F.T.W. – Part One