A New Type of Morning-After Pill

One that erases unwanted memories:

Suppose scientists could erase certain memories by tinkering with a single substance in the brain. Could make you forget a chronic fear, a traumatic loss, even a bad habit….. Researchers in Brooklyn have recently accomplished comparable feats, with a single dose of an experimental drug delivered to areas of the brain critical for holding specific types of memory, like emotional associations, spatial knowledge or motor skills.

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  1. Ken says:

    Can it erase unwanted people?

  2. Bruce says:

    I’m holding out for Robert Nozick’s dream machine. You climb in a vat, get plugged in and experience any kind of reality you like.