Researchers’ opinions about ethically sound dissemination of BCI research to the public media

Femke Nijboer, J. Clausen, B.Z. Allison, P. Haselager

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    Abstract

    BCI research and (future) applications raise ethical questions. A websurvey among 144 BCI researchers identified disseminating BCI research to the public media as a central topic. Most researchers felt that BCI scientists must responsibly communicate with the media and that general ethical guidelines on BCI research and application are needed within the next 5 years. We recommend further debate on ethical aspects related to BCI and the development of guidelines.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)108-109
    Number of pages2
    JournalInternational journal of bioelectromagnetism
    Volume13
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2011

    Keywords

    • EC Grant Agreement nr.: FP7/248320
    • HMI-HF: Human Factors
    • ethical guidelines
    • dissemination
    • Brain-Computer Interface
    • Neuroethics
    • Media
    • METIS-286280
    • IR-78200
    • EWI-21581

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