News Stories relating to "mind control"
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Can criminals really be convicted of crimes that they 'might' commit, but haven't actually perpetrated? This sounds like a scenario snatched straight from science-fiction; certainly when Philip K. Dick wrote "The Minority Report" back in 1956 the concept seemed fanciful, but advances in technology and data analysis are turning this...
Thursday, August 29, 2013
University of Washington researchers have performed what they believe is the first noninvasive human-to-human brain interface, with one researcher able to send a brain signal via the Internet to control the hand motions of a fellow researcher.
Using electrical brain recordings and a form of magnetic stimulation, Rajesh Rao sent a...
Friday, October 5, 2012
Will brain control
can still listen to this show) someday make us all obedient servants? In the quest to understand how the brain turns sensory input into behavior, scientists have used precisely-...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Can scientists discover a way to read our minds? Some of them are on the way to doing just that. If they can then figure out ways to project thoughts INTO our brains, mind control is not far off.
Neurons in the part of the brain called the hippocampus activate when we move around to tell us where we are. When researchers tested...
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
People are still trying to figure how dictators like Hitler are able to control masses of ordinary citizens.
Neurologists are studying this puzzling phenomenon. They think that organized marching and shows of military strength (the kind of thing done regularly in North Korea, for example) are an important part of this, because...