Image for post
Image for post
Sculptures by Sun-Rae Kim, part of a series called “Tscho-Young Nina’s Friends.” (Photo by Marla Aufmuth)

The Children You Could Have Produced Instead

Technology will dramatically increase the choices that parents can make about their offspring. But having too many options can be a bad thing.

David Eagleman
May 4, 2017 · 5 min read
Image for post
Image for post
(Photo by Marla Aufmuth)

The more options you have, the less satisfied you’ll be.

NEO.LIFE

Making sense of the neobiological revolution.

David Eagleman

Written by

Neuroscientist at Stanford, internationally bestselling author of fiction and non-fiction, creator and presenter of PBS’ The Brain.

NEO.LIFE

NEO.LIFE

Making sense of the neobiological revolution.

David Eagleman

Written by

Neuroscientist at Stanford, internationally bestselling author of fiction and non-fiction, creator and presenter of PBS’ The Brain.

NEO.LIFE

NEO.LIFE

Making sense of the neobiological revolution.

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch

Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore

Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store