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(Science Daily)   Cigarette, booze, and bacon industries panic as scientists develop surgery to give you self-control   (sciencedaily.com) divider line 14
    More: Scary, brain stimulation reward, self-control, Electrical brain stimulation, negative charges, electrical stimulations, The Journal of Neuroscience, frontal lobes, The Morning Call  
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2013-12-14 09:57:46 PM  
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2013-12-14 10:04:12 PM  
Internet traffic immediately drops 57%, a disproportionate amount no longer coming from mobile.
 
2013-12-14 10:06:07 PM  
My poor impulse control is what makes my life somewhat interesting.
 
2013-12-14 10:09:49 PM  
So, they sew my hand to the side of my body?
 
2013-12-14 10:17:51 PM  
Weed growers, coca farmers and video game devs unconcerned.
 
2013-12-14 10:28:29 PM  
Clockwork orange?
 
2013-12-14 10:28:54 PM  
What we need is a method of stimulating intelligence, and even then there's no guarantee we won't use it to destroy each other anyhow.
 
2013-12-14 11:13:48 PM  
Having trouble exercising your freedom? Here, let's tinker in your brain and you'll be making all the right decisions, we swear.
 
2013-12-15 02:46:44 AM  
Considering that the APA was funded by Madison Avenue in response to truth in advertising laws to short circuit consumer judgement making, it might just be for the best. Any product well designed and marketed has a hundred years of consumer psychology research behind it. You have how many years experience in resisting marketing campaigns and food-lyke products designed to bypass the cognitive parts of your brain?
 
2013-12-15 03:28:17 AM  
You can have my bacon when you pry it from my fat greasy hands.
 
2013-12-15 06:22:57 AM  
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Approves. But why isn't anybody calling?
 
2013-12-15 11:17:40 AM  

BolloxReader: Considering that the APA was funded by Madison Avenue in response to truth in advertising laws to short circuit consumer judgement making, it might just be for the best. Any product well designed and marketed has a hundred years of consumer psychology research behind it. You have how many years experience in resisting marketing campaigns and food-lyke products designed to bypass the cognitive parts of your brain?


Enough to not be constantly out buying cars, clothes, and hamburgers just because the Tee Vee told me to.  People can say "no," you know.
 
2013-12-15 05:52:46 PM  
I figure they cut your hands off.
That would give me hella self control.
 
2013-12-15 11:31:00 PM  

DubtodaIll: Having trouble exercising your freedom? Here, let's tinker in your brain and you'll be making all the right decisions, we swear.


That's why I'm waiting until I can do the surgery myself, so I keep self control of  my self control surgery.
 
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