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Essential Science: Brain implant restores vision to the blind

While it is not (yet) possible to restore vision in most cases to someone with a severe form of impaired vision, technology continues to advance. By using a brain implant, researchers have restored a rudimentary form of vision in the blind.

New study improves our understanding of brain function

Researchers are one-step closer to understanding the brain and its function, following some pioneering experiments. This new insight could help those affected by strokes.

Technology links the minds of two people together to aid another

Is it possible for you and your friends can play a video game together using only your minds? Perhaps. New technology has led to a method enabling two people to collaborate to help a third person solve a task, via their minds.

Essential Science: What different sides of the brain are tell us

Difference sides of the brain appear to specialize in different tasks and one side of the brain can dominate over the other side, according to a new study and affect how the other side of the brain responds.

How much the environment can affect our IQ? New study sheds light

Can experience and education actually increase our IQ or is it all genetics? New research may have found an answer to the "nature vs nurture" debate, showing that the effects of environmental interventions may increase it, but not permanently.

BBC experiment lets you change TV channels with your mind

The BBC has announced that it is experimenting with brainwave reading devices that could let you control the iPlayer with only your mind. The broadcasting company has already built an internal prototype that lets you choose a program by thinking of it.

Review: Inspiring story of overcoming injury with the power of the mind Special

Mish Mockovic Martin suffered from a paralyzing back injury. To help herself overcome the physical and mental trauma, Martin turned to her yoga teachings and discovered that yoga has a higher purpose beyond physical fitness.

Man uses only his mind to control two prosthetic arms

A man from Colorado, who lost both his arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago, has succeeded in controlling two prosthetic arms using only his mind.

Low mental health budget means long wait for UK patients

Only 1.4 percent of the UK's public health budgets are spent on mental health, according to a recent report by mental health charity Mind.

Mind-controlled robotic prosthetic arm gets FDA approval

A team led by the US Defence Department's advanced research agency has been granted permission by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to begin producing a robotic prosthetic limb.

Op-Ed: Is the perception of reality a homocentric experience?

Is the perception of reality a subjective human experience? This is one of the many questions tackled in Michio Kaku's forthcoming book, The Future of the Mind.

Workplace stress costs UK businesses £26 billion a year Special

Britain’s leading mental-health charity, Mind, has launched a “Mental Health at Work” awareness campaign, after news that workplace stress is costing UK businesses £26 billion and 70 million working days every year.

Scientists: Brain scans can effectively read your mind

According to researchers, a persons thoughts, specifically their memories, can effectively be read by doing a scan of brain activity.

Tricking the mind: the zero-gravity illusions of Denis Darzacq

French photographer Denis Darzacq creates amazing images of people flying through air as if there was no gravity on our planet. His work, real photographs without PhotoShop trickery, can be seen in New York, yet only for two more weeks.

Better health really can be all in the mind

It really is possible to think yourself better, a scientist has claimed in an article in a leading peer-reviewed medical journal.

Scientists developed wheelchair controlled by mind power

A Spanish scientist has reportedly developed an amazing wheelchair, which could be controlled by the power of thought. This wheelchair could change the life for those who are even unable to use a conventional joystick.

Life after death: One man's story

Russell Wain, 24, from Lichfield, England believes he had a glimpse into what happens when we die after having a horrific head on crash six years ago. As doctors fought to save his life, Russell claims he went on a spiritual journey.

Do you Know Physical well-being has a lot to do with state of mind ?

We just know that to be healthy we need to eat a balanced diet.

Watch what you are thinking

This is an opinion piece written by me and relates to an earlier item I posted about a mind -reading machine.

Machines that read your mind

Neuroscientists say they have invented a machine that can literally read your mind.

Mind and Body

This is the second part of my THEORY after reading Suzanne Somers book on hormones my mind went to work and I couldn't stop writing what I thought about the human race. I have been doing alot of recording also about our planet and our people. Scary

Mind of Martin (ep 1)

Demetri Martin in another segment, just as hilarious.

Mind of Martin (ep 2)

Demetri Martin in a hilarious Segment from a few years ago..he does work on the Daily Show from time to time for those of you who don't know him.

The 'New Atheists'? A New Way to Propogate 'Old' Information

What is this "New Atheism"? Is it really New?

Hitachi: Commercial Mind-Machine Interface by 2011

Hitachi's new neuroimaging technique.

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