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02005-03-19 | Uncategorized | 5 comments

Caltech scientists have successfully decoded movement plans from the brains of awake humans. This work has direct application to the development of a neural prosthesis, a brain-machine interface that will give paralyzed people the ability to move and communicate simply using their thoughts.
(Via Slashdot)

That would make one heck of an instrument. I could have one guy reclining on a chair, thinking his performance – or, I could be playing guitar and imagine my accompaniment!

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  1. Carol

    What a wonderful discovery. So much good could come from that.Could be a problem too..so hard to control what the brain is thinking…if someone is eavesdropping on your waves.

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  2. Carol

    That’s strange. It says I commented, but I don’t see it. Now there’ll likely be two?
    Anyway as I was saying…

    What a wonderful discovery. So much good could come from that.Could be a problem too..so hard to control what the brain is thinking…if someone is eavesdropping on your waves.

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  3. Adam Solomon

    Carol–It’s usually like this, I think. Blogger just takes a half minute or so to get the comment up there, and as OL posted before, Blogger’s having some issues anyway, so don’t worry about it :)

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  4. Carol

    Right Adam, and this time it took well over 12 hours for those to show up. One just must have a little faith I guess.

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  5. Adam Solomon

    Oh wow! Well, I guess you will need a little faith, but if things take that long, you’re right indeed, a double post might not hurt THAT much ;) hehe

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