The Chromium Helmet
Sturgeon, Theodore. "The Chromium Helmet." Astounding June 1946. Collected Killdozer! The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, vol. 3. Paul Williams, ed. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 1996. Rpt. Great Stories of Science Fiction. Murray Leinster, ed. New York: Random House, 1951. Science Fiction Inventions. Damon Knight, ed. New York: Lancer Books, 1967. For other reprints see Internet Speculative Fiction Database:.
Described in Alec Nevala-Lee's Astounding … (2018) as "about an attempt to make the brain into an efficient machine" (p. 211). "SciFiMike" has it "about a machine which implants false memories." Consult for a mechanistic view of the brain and/or for machine-mediated transgression of the organic brain.
RDE, finishing, 13Sep19