riers to implementing technology opportunities are discussed in Chapter 7.

Subtask 4 asks the committee to identify trends in research and in the commercial development of neuroscience technologies that are likely to be important to the Army in the longer term. Chapter 7 includes a section on long-term trends in technology. Chapter 8 discusses long-term neuroscience research trends that the Army should monitor for results important to Army missions. In Chapter 8, the committee suggests a mechanism for effective monitoring of the many disciplines and areas of research and technology development in neuroscience that are likely to produce results of value to the Army over the longer term.


NRC (National Research Council). 2008a. Emerging Cognitive Neuroscience and Related Technologies. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.

NRC. 2008b. Human Behavior in Military Contexts. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.

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