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The Neurologist Who Hacked His Brain... And Almost Lost His Mind


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Um wow... the idea of getting a VOLUNTARY craniotomy...

Seems like a dangerous procedure but he was really trying to learn about the brain.

Now it was the summer of 2014, and Kennedy had decided that the only way to advance his project was to make it personal. For his next breakthrough, he would tap into a healthy human brain. His own.

More on Phil Kennedy's work:  http://www.neuralsignals.com/

I've been interested in his work since I first read about it in 1999:  http://discovermagazine.com/1999/feb/mindovermatter1589

http://discovermagazine.com/1999/jul/thetenthannualdi1637

"The mission of Neural Signals Inc. is to provide a link to the outside world for people who are locked in their bodies - alert and intelligent but unable to communicate." Wow.

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