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The Quest to Read the Human Mind
If a few very smart neuroscientists are right, with enough number crunching and a powerful brain scanner, science can pluck pictures—and maybe one day even thoughts— directly from your brain
Intel Wants Brain Implants in Its Customers’ Heads by 2020
Researchers expect brain waves to operate computers, TVs and cell phones
New Neurological Evidence That the Internet Makes People Smarter
Your grandma might think that the Internet is rotting your brain, but it’s possible if she did a little face-time...
Placebo Effect’s Neural Activity Photographed for First Time
Researchers used fMRI scans to spot the placebo effect at work in specific spinal cord cells
MRI Brain Scans Can Solve Eternal Social Problem of Freeloading
The problem of people who take more than their fair share of public services is as old as public services...
Memory Scientists Say: All Is Not Forgotten
Though they seem inaccessible, forgotten details persist in our brains
Turning Brain Waves Into Beautiful Music
By converting functional MRI scans into musical notes of varying dynamics and frequencies, a new data visualization for our thoughts is born
Battling the Yips, A Plague Upon Every Golfer
Unexplained jitters when tackling easy tap-ins have befallen even the most legendary pros. Now, a group of scientists hopes to reveal which sections of the brain are responsible for choking
Mind-Reading Tech May Not Be Far Off
At the World Science Festival this week, indications that brain scanners may soon uncover your private thoughts
Mapping The Human Mind
Scientists reveal the first “wiring diagrams” of the cerebral cortex, shedding light on the infrastructure behind human intelligence.