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Scientists invent machine that can (sort of) read your mind

Neuroscientists have devised a way for an fMRI to read a person’s mind… sort of.The process of recreating faces from brain activity started with a training phase.

The Human Connectome Project zeroes in on the firmware of the brain

The Human Connectome Project zeroes in on the firmware of the brain “The brain is not like a computer that can support any operating system and run any software,” says neuroscientist David Van Essen, Principal Investigator of the Human Connectome Project.“Instead, the software — how the brain works — is intimately correlated with the brain’s structure — its hardware, so to speak.

The brains of astronauts change during spaceflight

The brains of astronauts change during spaceflight At the dawn of human spaceflight, we weren’t even sure people would be able to eat in space.Today, we’ve moved on to bigger questions like, “what happens to your brain in space?

U.K. hospital uses 360-degree video to reassure kids ahead of MRI scans

U.K. hospital uses 360-degree video to reassure kids ahead of MRI scans Virtual reality and 360-degree video can allow people to experience things that would be otherwise impossible, like getting an up-close view of the Super Bowl, or exploring a floating village.Ashmore put the camera inside the scanner to gather footage, before collaborating with Jerome Di Pietro to turn his work into an app.