Due to recent advancements in our ability to measure the
electrical activity of the brain, “neuroprivacy” has become an
ethical buzzword for neuroscientists.
Answer these questions in 1-3 paragraphs (3pts)
What is neuroprivacy?
How close are we to really knowing what another person is
How much should the government regulate the research that might
lead to neuroprivacy concerns?
Given that medical personnel will remove articles of clothing
from the outside of a person without regard for privacy in a
medical emergency, how should neuroprivacy be handled in a medical
Should commercial companies have access to your neural records
for marketing purposes, or probation officers or judges in court
have access for determination of flight risk or criminal intent, or
insurance companies have access for determining your probability
for engaging in risky behaviors?
Is this different or should it be different than when insurance
companies charge different rates based on the weight of an