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Author Topic: BIG NEWS: Scientists have now managed to link the minds of three pairs of people  (Read 1953 times)

Stephen66515

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Researchers from the University of Washington in the US have managed to non-invasively link-up two people’s brains and allowed them to communicate without speaking.

This is the second time they’ve succeeded in creating this brain-to-brain communication, one year after they first showed it was possible, and it brings the ability closer to real-world applications.

The new study involved six people put into pairs. In the experiment, the researchers successfully transmitted the signals from one person’s brain over the internet and used them to control the hand movements of their partner, who was 800 metres away, within a split second. Their results are published in PLOS ONE.

"The new study brings our brain-to-brain interfacing paradigm from an initial demonstration to something that is closer to a deliverable technology," said co-author Andrea Stocco, professor of psychology from the University of Washington, in a press release. "Now we have replicated our methods and know that they can work reliably with walk-in participants."

Source & Full Story: http://www.scienceal...-for-the-second-time

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Per Science Daily:

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The research published in PLOS ONE was initially funded by the U.S. Army Research Office and the UW, with additional support from the Keck Foundation.

Is anybody all that surprised? I mean, seriously?

(And they assured us that  MKUltra was dead!)

We are soooo pwned... :tellme:

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We are soooo pwned... :tellme:

Yep ... from the people that brought you flashlight apps that steal your data... the first thing to go will be "non-invasive". Or paraphrasing Magneto, "they always claim it's meant to be non-invasive ... until it's not!"

And, no Star Trek references yet? "Your thoughts to my thoughts" ... I read once this was close to the original idea of the mild meld, except they thought needing a machine was too clunky, so that's how it became a spread finger face touch.



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wat!  :o


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wat!  :o

Yeah, I saw it in somewhere about the history of the dev of Star Trek.


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The next major breakthrough will be a gadget that makes the researchers do what they're told.  :)

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The next major breakthrough will be a gadget that makes the researchers do what they're told.  :)


They already do when it comes to stem cells. :P