The Future of Warfare Is Inside Your Head (Video)

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More specifically, warfare could very easily slip into the realm of neurological warfare, in case it hasn’t already done so. An enemy is much easier to defeat when he’s hallucinating about bugs crawling all over his body.

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Teenage Brains Could Predict Pop Hits

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In the future, a panel of teenagers could be deciding which songs make the cut, instead of a group of middle-aged music executives. An Emory University study suggests that recording the brain activity of teens while they are listening to new songs may help predict the popularity of those songs.

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Thought: EEG Headset Utilizes Dry Wireless Technology for Gaming and Neuromarketing

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Neuromarketing is using brain imaging or other brain activity measurement technology to measure subconscious responses to products, advertising and other marketing. Critics have called neuromarketing “junk science” that uses suspect research methods, but it’s gaining increasing interest.

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Paralyzed Man Stands and Takes Steps After Spinal Implant

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Rob Summers, 25, was paralyzed below the chest in a hit-and-run accident in 2006. Summers, a baseball player at the time, was told he may never walk again. But now, after receiving a spinal implant that stimulates neurons using electrodes, Summers can stand up while using bars for support and bear his own weight for up to four minutes.

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