Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Berkeley scientists create visual pictures from brain waves (Video)

For your Friday morning dose of The Future Is Now: University of California, Berkeley, scientists have managed to create a close approximation of what our thoughts look like. First they mapped brain wave response to 18 million seconds of random YouTube videos. Then, patients viewed a series of videos, and those brain waves were matched with the correlating visuals from the first test.

The result is this video of the clip watched and the matched brain wave activity. It’s amazing how close some of them appear to the original, and it’s equally amazing how some images become written words in our thoughts. The procedure may eventually help create visuals of our dreams.

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Tags:  Technology, Brain waves, University of California, Berkely, Future

 
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