Future Brain Machine Interfaces May Record And Playback Our Dreams

Future Brain Machine Interfaces May Record And Playback Our Dreams
Innovation

A machine that could read our mind and display our dreams on screen could soon be a reality.

Naresh Kumar
  • 28 october 2010

A research team from UCLA has developed a brain-machine interface that can record high-level brain activity and display images that have been thought about by a person. By connecting the activities of individual neurons with specific images and making the neurons light up when a participant thinks about one of the images in the study, the brain-machine interface attached to the neurons was able to bring the image to a computer screen.

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