Inside the Race to Hack the Human Brain

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Bryan Johnson, a 40-year old tech entrepreneur, inspired by the fantastic advances in neuroscience (including Dr. Schalk’s research on auditory neurons firing patterns) decided to invest $100 million to pursue his insanely ambitious dream of taking control of evolution and creating a better human.

Other articles from Wired
The Neurologist Who Hacked His Brain—And Almost Lost His Mind
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Phil Kennedy, a famous neurologist who had a set of electrodes implanted beneath the surface of his own brain, was gathering his data to present at the 2015 meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. During this time, Brain-to-Text, a new procedure for using computers and cranial implants to decode human speech, was being developed at the Wadsworth Center. Gerwin Schalk was quoted after an experiment was run demonstrating the Brain-to-Text procedure.
The Big Question: 'How will we communicate across the world in 20 years’ time?'
Thursday, May 2, 2013
An article from the June 2013 issue of Wired magazine that quotes Gerwin Schalk's opinion on the future of worldwide communication.
Twitter Telepathy: Researchers Turn Thoughts Into Tweets
Monday, April 20, 2009
This article in Wired describes that Dr. Wilson connected our BCI2000 software to Twitter, which allowed people to share their thoughts with others on the Internet. This led to articles on,, University of Wisconsin at Madison (press release),,,,, and
Mind Control
Thursday, March 3, 2005
This article in Wired mentions Dr. Schalk's name and opinion.
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