The Lancet Neurology: Controlling machines with just the power of thought

 

The Lancet Neurology, Volume 10, Issue 9, Pages 780 - 781, September 2011

Controlling machines with just the power of thought

Patricia Luna

Once just a science-fiction notion, the idea of controlling machines with thought alone is now a reality. With the proof-of-concept phase in the past, researchers think that brain—computer interface technology should now move from the laboratory into people's lives. Patricia Luna reports.

Incredible as it might sound, several dozens of people around the world can type on a keyboard, write an email, search the internet, move a wheelchair, or control a prosthetic arm just by thinking. Control of ma ...(Read original article here).