brain fingerprinting

brain fingerprinting

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  • Lawrence Farwell — Dr Lawrence Farwell is the inventor of brain fingerprinting which utilizes a technology that he developed, MERMER. He was formerly a research associate at Harvard University and is currently the chairman and Chief Scientist of Brain… …   Wikipedia

  • Lawrence Farwell — Le docteur Lawrence Farwell est l inventeur de la technologie d empreinte cérébrale (de l anglais « brain fingerprinting »), obtenue grâce à la technologie « MERMER » qu il a développé. Il était auparavant un chercheur à l… …   Wikipédia en Français

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