Brain Science Breakthrough: Direct Brain to Brain Communication

Okay, this falls under the category of The-Future-Is-Now:

Researcher Controls Another Person's Brain Over the Internet – NYTimes.com.

In an experiment called “Direct Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans,” the scientists involved in the research were able to send a brain signal through the Internet to control the way another researcher, seated in a separate area of the university campus, moved his hand.

The two researchers involved in the project, Rajesh Rao and Andrea Stocco, connected their brains by slipping on a hat that included a “magnetic stimulation coil,” which can read and stimulate the brain. Mr. Rao then sent a signal to Mr. Stocco’s brain, forcing him to move his right index finger to hit the “fire” button in a computer game.

And the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNRDc714W5I#t=45



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