Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

+ - UW Researchers Demonstrate First Direct Communication Between Human Brains->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "Opening a fascinating set of ethical and legal issues, researchers at UW Seattle have demonstrated the first device to allow direct communication between two humans' brains. Effectively, they allowed a subject to play a video game with another subject's fingers. For now, the communication is uni-directional, though they intend to extend it to bi-directional. EEG sensors are attached to a subject's motor cortex to detect "motor imagery" — imagined hand movement in this case. That activity is translated and sent over a computer network where it triggers a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (TMS) located over Subject 2's motor cortex. Effectively, Subject 1 imagines moving their hand, and Subject 2's hand moved.

http://www.washington.edu/news/2013/08/27/researcher-controls-colleagues-motions-in-1st-human-brain-to-brain-interface/"

Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

UW Researchers Demonstrate First Direct Communication Between Human Brains

Comments Filter:

Your program is sick! Shoot it and put it out of its memory.

Working...