Brain Control System Might Work In Humans

from the don't-lift-a-muscle dept

Last year there was a ton of press coverage over news that some researchers had figured out a way to get a monkey to control a robotic arm via brain implants. Now, those same researchers are testing such “mind control” on human patients, and so far the results are good. The experiments were very basic – as they only had five minutes to experiment with the brains of Parkinson’s patients who were having brain surgery done already. However, just within those five minutes they were impressed by the results.

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