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Unformatted text preview: neuron that controls whatever motion your attempting to duplicate with a robot, in this case it would be a motor cortex area for walking forward, backward and turning. These motions wouldnt have to be from memory from the patients because of the plasticity of the human brain. As technology improves it will allow mental training to be the solution to moving the wheelchair or other body extension of the patients. We have only been able to tap into the motor neuron action- potential for controlling physical motions but soon enough we will see this neurochip technology field delve into speech and thought areas of our brain. The ethical concerns continue further when the frontal lobe or planning and personality sections are being altered. Furthermore it is only a matter of time before we have the Neurochip technology to record our everyday thoughts and memories....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course WRA 110 taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Fall '05 term at Michigan State University.
- Fall '05