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Brain Gain

Clip: Season 8 | 8m 59s

Drug makers and neuroscientists are enhancing what human brains can do, but what are the implications of these developments? For instance, what if brain researchers someday learn to find out what a patient is thinking? Or to predict a disabling disease? Or, right now, what about so-called “smart pills” that improve a college student’s performance on an exam?

Aired: 07/14/05

Rating: NR

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