The mere thought of having one’s brain hacked, altered, or controlled is enough to make people feel unsettled, but is such a thing actually possible? AsapSCIENCE looks at the current research into using light to affect DNA-altered neurons or brain cells, and the possible medical applications where it could be used to help people.
Note: The part of the video showing the mouse being affected/controlled during an experiment may be unsettling for some people.
Could Your Brain Be Hacked? [YouTube]
- Published 10/3/13