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Are we at risk of becoming biological digital machines?

The brain can be viewed as an organic computer that can be reprogrammed to incorporate external elements, such as artificial tools. But is there a risk that our increasing reliance on digital devices, such as smartphones, could also be reprogramming our brains and blunting our human attributes?

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Nicolelis, M. Are we at risk of becoming biological digital machines?. Nat Hum Behav 1, 0008 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-016-0008

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