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The Promise and Peril of Neuroplasticity

Presenter:

World Science Festival

Time:

1:26:30

Summary

Human enhancement has long been depicted as having the potential to help but also harm humanity.  Brian Greene talks with Neuroscientists Takao Hensch, John Krakauer and Entrepreneur Brett Wingeier about their experiments using brain plasticity to heal illness, improve cognitive and athletic performance.  They also raise warning flags about the race to build a more perfect human.

Transcript

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