September 23, 2011

An Actual Working Mind Probe

Jason Kottke, writing for

"the breakthrough paves the way for reproducing the movies inside our heads that no one else sees, such as dreams and memories". First time travelling neutrinos and now this...what a time to be alive."

A functional MRI hooked to a machine that associates brain activity with visual images learns to reconstruct those images. This could get creepy, quickly.