Imaging shows single thought forming

Some scientists are obsessed with reading our minds--or, at least, watching them in action.

A couple of weeks ago, MIT's Technology Review posted an article about a new technique to . Yesterday, the same publication reported that researchers at the University of New Mexico have refined neuro-imaging techniques "to the point where they can reliably detect a single thought forming in an individual's brain."

Can the secrets of mental telepathy be that far off?

Tags:
Tech Culture
About the author

    Mike Yamamoto is an executive editor for CNET News.com.

     

    Discuss Imaging shows single thought forming

    Conversation powered by Livefyre

    This week on CNET News
    Hot Products
    Trending on CNET

    CNET's top picks

    9 vacuums you need to see

    We’ve selected a variety of vacuums that offer something extraordinary – from a fantastically sturdy upright to a low-key bot with Roomba-level performance.