Cheryl K. Chumley
February 20, 2013
Hollywood could have a field day with a new Big Brother conspiracy theory.
The White House has announced a 10-year study on the inner workings of the human brain, akin to the Human Genome Project’s research into genetics.
The research, called the Brain Activity Map project, will encompass studies of federal agencies, foundations and an unspecified number of neuroscientists and nanoscientists, the Boston Globe reports.
To study the billions of neurons in humans’ brains and learn what exactly leads to certain perceptions, actions and even levels of consciousness, the report continues.