Reading minds from brain scans: Berkeley’s big step forward

Scientists at Berkeley have used brain imaging to reveal — to an approximation — the movies in our mind. The dual video below shows, on the left, the movie clips the subjects were shown and, on the right, the scenes that the computer “believed” those subjects were viewing. Though amazing science underlies it, this story does not leave me with feelings about the future that are altogether warm, fuzzy, and hopeful. More details and many interesting comments can be found here.

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Guy N. Texas is the pen name of a lawyer living in Dallas, who is now a liberal. He was once conservative, but this word has so morphed in meaning that he can no longer call himself that in good conscience. Guy has no political aspirations. He speaks only for himself.
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One Response to Reading minds from brain scans: Berkeley’s big step forward

  1. hortonw says:

    That’s probably a more accurate reproduction than the eyewitness testimony that doomed Troy Davis.

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