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This Brain Decoder Can Read the Words of Your Inner Monologue

If this sounds a bit like mind reading, well, it is. A group of neuroscientists have figured out how to decode a limited set of words "spoken" by our inner voices from looking at brain activity alone. Read More >>

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Brain-Computer Interface Sends Thoughts Across Internet via EEG Scanners

You may soon be able to send your anonymous internet hate messages directly to the brain of your intended victim (if you can trick her into putting the required headset on first), thanks to scientists successfully testing the brain-to-brain transmission of words. Read More >>

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Distract Yourself With Something Dull for Killer Ideas

Sitting down, with a pen (or stylus) in your hand and waiting for an idea to happen isn't the best way to get your creative on. Distracting your inner monologue and letting your brain process thoughts in the background leads to better results. Read More >>

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From the Inside Out: Everything You Need to Know About Mind Control

The term “mind control” conjures up visions of someone manipulating people from the outside, such as an evil, brainwashing scientist or a supernatural being that takes dominion of a person just with the power of his mind. But since people don’t experience this in their daily lives, most don’t believe in mind control, and think of it as just a fantasy, suitable only for books, games and movies. Read More >>

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Why You Can’t Tell Your Brain to Not Think About a Thing

Forget complex math problems, logic puzzles, memorisation. The hardest thing you can try to do with your brain is to not think about something. It's virtually impossible. But why? As New Scientist explains, it has to do with what thoughts are actually made out of. Read More >>