**What ever happened to self-control? **

The first-ever experiment featuring human brain-to-brain communication was a complete, if not eerie, success. Using a wearable brain device made of magnets and electrodes, University of Washington professor Rajesh Rao sent a neural signal across campus to colleague Andrea Stucco. With this electronic input, Stucco twitched a finger, hitting a space bar and completing an action in a video game Rao was playing.

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September 3



Source: Adam Pasick, “A scientist used some electrodes, a magnet, and a swim cap to play a video game using his colleague’s brain,” Quartz, August 28, 2013