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Cognitive Liberty in the Age of Memory-management Drugs

The pills are at least five years away, but the question is here now: Will you have a right to boost or erase your own memory?

If there were a medication that could safely and significantly improve your memory, would you use it? What if you could take a pill that would selectively erase an unwanted memory—perhaps of an early childhood trauma that still haunts your adult life?

Memory-management drugs such as these are not a question of if, but of when.

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