Summary #604

How you and your friends can play a video game together using only your minds

washington.edu
  • First attempt at brain-to-brain interface proves that cooperating to solve problems with thoughts is possible.
  • 5 groups of 3 participants, completely separated from each other, used sight and thought to cooperate in playing BrainNet - a simple Tetris-like game.
  • Participants wore electroencephalography caps connected to a large system built specifically for this purpose.
  • Study authors hope that this will pave the way for building advanced interfaces to enable brain collaboration for solving humanity’s toughest problems.
  • This, however, is only the first baby step.

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