Next big thing: The Miracle Pill - Q&A

01 May 2013

Portrait of Dr Anders Sandberg

with Dr Anders Sandberg
Senior Research Fellow

Dr Anders Sandberg is Senior Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute, Faculty of Philosophy and Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. He also holds an AXA Research Fellowship. He has a background in computer science, neuroscience an...

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If a drug can improve an individual's performance, and does not create side-effects, would it be such a bad thing? Miracle pills are discussed by Dr Bennett Foddy, Deputy Director, Institute for Science and Ethics, Oxford Martin School; Dr Hilary Leevers, Head of Education and Learning, Wellcome Trust; Dr Anders Sandberg, James Martin Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology; Dr James Wilson, Lecturer in Philosophy and Health, University College London. This event was part of the Next Big Thing seminar series held in partnership with Nesta and Policy Exchange.