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electroencephalography

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'Mind pilots' steer plane sim with thoughts alone

Seven test pilots demonstrate an X-Men-like ability to steer an airplane through a flight simulation with surprising accuracy.

By May. 27, 2014

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Supercomputer runs longest simulation of brain activity to date

One of the world's most powerful supercomputers has finally done what had seemed impossible: successfully modelled brain activity.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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Free will may be an illusion, study says

The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.

By Jun. 22, 2014

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Playing video games makes opponents think and feel alike

New research out of Finland suggests that empathy may actually provide a competitive advantage to help anticipate an opponent's next move.

By Nov. 21, 2013

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Design grad creates toy car you control with your mind

Dutch design graduate creates a lightweight toy car that only moves forward with the right level of concentration. He imagines it could help those with attention deficit disorders.

By Oct. 30, 2013

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'Attention Powered Car' won't drive unless you're concentrating

A brainwave-measuring headset interfaces with custom software installed in the car, with lapses in concentration making the vehicle slow down to alert drivers to their inattention.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Could wearable tech read minds to sell ads?

Maker of brain-scanning tech says wearables like Google Glass could evolve to monitor brain signals and sell you toothpaste.

By May. 21, 2014

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Low-cost robotic arm wins James Dyson Award

A low-cost, battery-powered robotic arm prosthetic created by four students in the US has been awarded the James Dyson Award for design and engineering.

By Nov. 6, 2013