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Naturalness in Human Cognitive Enhancement

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


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RegionNational coverage
Title of the ProgrammeCzech-Norwegian Research Programme
Title of the ProjectNaturalness in Human Cognitive Enhancement
Number of the Project7F14236
Project Promoter

University of West Bohemia

Name of Norwegian Partner(s)

University College of Gjøvik, Oslo

Akershus University College of Applied Sciences

Name of Local Partner(s)

Prague Psychiatric Center

Charles University in Prague

Objective of the Project

The project builds up a new international research partnership in the field of Human Cognitive Enhancement (HCE). It will provide clear and accessible HCE-related analysis, guidelines and directions for policymakers, stakeholders, HCE engineers and consumers. This will lead to significantly better ability to forecast acceptability of HCE systems in public space and by society. The project comprises and links together very diverse range of disciplines and methods such as technology assessment, ethics, logic, set theory, philosophy of science, philosophy of medicine, cognitive science, psychology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and speech technologies.

Approved grant

1 027 585 EUR

Project DurationStart date: 1st November 2014, End date: 30th April 2017