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Mental images projected on screen

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heroes-mattparkmanResearchers at the ATR Computational Neuroscience Lab are coming fascinatingly close to being able to literally see what people are thinking about. Dvice explained that magnetic resonance imaging underpins a technology that can reconstruct images from electrical signals in the retina and treated in the brain’s visual cortex. The Yomiuri Shimbun, which has more specifics on the research, reported that dreams as well as mental images are likely to be visualized in the future. The ability to watch other people’s dreams eclipses Twitter and YouTube for changing attitudes about personal privacy.


Written by chris

December 12, 2008 at 12:12 pm

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