Farwell "brain fingerprinting" is a investigative technique that involves flashing images and words on a screen to a subject and measuring P300 brain wave responses which are produced when recognizing something familiar.
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Identifying Terrorists Before They Strike
Paper by Steve Kirsch proposing the compilation of a "brain fingerprinting" database to identify terrorists before they strike.
System using the VATS dial tone system for "brain fingerprinting" to set "illusory conditional reflexes".
Brain Fingerprints Under Scrutiny
"A controversial technique for identifying a criminal mind is about to take centre stage in a last-chance court appeal." [BBC] (February 17, 2004)
Register: Brain-scans Can Defeat Terrorism, InfoSeek Founder Claims
Steve Kirsch... reckons that the relevant technology companies could deliver a working system of brain fingerprinting databases and a companion retina scanning system for (supposedly anonymous) identification reference in something like ninety days' time. (October 03, 2001)
National Geographic: "Brain Fingerprints" May Offer Better Way to Detect Lying
As polygraphs become increasingly controversial, sparking a cottage industry on how to "beat" the test, scientists are hunting for new high-tech ways of solving the most ancient of human dilemmas: How do you tell if someone is lying? (July 05, 2001)
Center for an Informed America: Would You Mind If We Fingerprint Your Brain?
Editorial suggesting that "brain fingerprinting" technology would be used to the detriment of the people by Dave McGowan. (February 24, 2001)
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