Sara Goering Discusses the Need for Neuro Privacy Rights 

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Professor Sara Goering discusses the need for legal privacy rights for one’s thoughts and memories in an article on Gizmodo, which examines the NeuroRights Initiative, formed by Columbia University neuroscientist Rafael Yuste.

“This is a new frontier of privacy rights, in that the things that are inside of our heads are ours. They’re intimate; we share them when we want to share them. And we don’t want that to be made into a data field for experience,” said Sara Goering, professor of philosophy and co-lead for the Neuroethics Group for the Center of Neurotechnology at University of Washington. 

Read the entire article on Gizmodo: “The Movement to Protect Your Mind From Brain-Computer Technologies.”