Reading Your Thoughts

Is mind reading in your future?  Possibly — and quicker than you may think.

By using MRI images of the brain, researchers are starting to interpret the results.  They are able to identify basic thoughts, memories, and intentions.  One researcher says that within 5 years, they will be able to interpret more complex thoughts like “I like ballet because . . . ”

A little scary?  Check out the segment on 60 Minutes — it’s quite interesting


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