The New Mind-Reading Machines

Are we really on the verge of inventing machines that will bee able to tell what you’re thinking? “So far, it has only been used to identify visual patterns a subject can see or has chosen to focus on. But the researchers speculate the approach might be extended to probe a person’s awareness, focus of attention, memory and movement intention. In the meantime, it could help doctors work out if patients apparently in a coma are actually conscious.”