The Cons to Altering Brain Functions.
You can alter brain functions, but the question is should you? We can do anything in this world, anything you want. Just cause you can do it, doesn't mean you should always do it.
Cons to Altering Brain Functions.
“I never thought I’d see this go into humans, and now our discussions are about when and how. I never thought I’d live to see the day.” The scientist didn't think they would come up with it, so should we really do this? They thought it would take them longer, so are we sure that it's safe? “However, reports of cognitive impairment following treatment emphasize the importance of understanding the long-term effects of chemotherapy on brain functioning. Cognitive deficits found in chemotherapy patients suggest a change in brain functioning that affects specific cognitive domains such as attentional processing and executive functioning.” It's taking an effect on the people that are getting the treatment whether it's good or bad.
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