Cyborg Bodies—Self-Reflections on Sensory Augmentations

NanoEthics 8 (3):299-302 (2014)
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Abstract

Sensory augmentation challenges current societal norms and views of what is conceived as a “normal” human being. Beginning with self reflections of a bodyhacker, the author proposes an extended view onto the human or respectively cyborg body. Based on cognitive theories, it is argumented that we are already mental cyborgs. Our brains plastically restructure themselves in order to meet new requirements of the technological extended human

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