Mind Reading

23 September, 2022

Mind-reading technologies is already an established term that has nothing to do with telepathy, but with the development of neural interfaces. How deeply we can know about the private lives of other people with the help of such technologies, what their limitations are and what will happen to privacy? We discuss these topics in the podcast.

Mikhail Lebedev, Professor, PhD, Director of the Vladimir Zelman Skoltech Center for Neurobiology and Brain Rehabilitation
Daria Kleeva, Skoltech, Vladimir Zelman Center for Neurobiology and Brain Rehabilitation
Artem Besedin, Associate Professor, PhD, Faculty of Philosophy, Moscow State University and the Center for Consciousness Research

Moderator: Anton Kuznetsov, Ph.D., research associate at the Center for Consciousness Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University


00:00 — Introduction
02:04 — How can one learn about the inner life of a person with the help of neurotechnologies?
06:03 — What are the limitations for "mind reading"? Are they surmountable?
15:31 — "The Communist problem" and indirect reading
21:50 — Extended Mind
23:06 — What about the "communists"? Brain data is just another source of knowledge along with others
26:58 — The broad and narrow content of the psyche. The problem of broad content
39:53 — When there are problems with narrow content, but optimism can be maintained
43:36 — Will neurotechnologies change the structure of the mental world and what will it lead to?
50:03 — Will the privacy of inner life be preserved?
53:15 — Super brain. Brain-brain interface
57:37 — "Reading" subconscious thoughts. Psychoanalytic neurointerface
01:01:18 — Summary from Mary

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