The Doctor Will ‘Xi’ You Now: China Developing Remote Mind Control

Alongside calls to extend the China-U.S. Science and Technology Agreement, Chinese-language media has been percolating with stories of a pioneering new treatment for depression: chip implants and remote mood control. Can anything be more ominous?

CHINA HEALTH VIRUS A picture of Xi Jinping is displayed as people visit an exhibition about China’s fight against COVID-19 at a convention center that was previously used as a makeshift hospital for patients in Wuhan. (Photo: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP)