Fun & Games Science

To demonstrate the capabilities of the Berlin Brain-Computer Interface, researchers from the project recently hooked their EEG up to a pinball machine, allowing a lucky test subject to play the game using only their mind. [via gizmodo]

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4 thoughts on “Playing pinball with your mind

  1. Brilliant. Now we just have to figure out how to “nudge” the table. It would be really cool to see someone with paralysis getting to play pinball. I love The Adams Family pinball. “Well played thing you’re really on the ball”. RIP Raul Julia.

  2. That’s pretty dang awesome. I want to try that out. It reminds my of the lyrics to Wonderboy:
    “How ’bout the power to kill a yak from 200 yards away…
    with mind bullets! That’s telekinesis, Kyle.”

    (I’ve been listening to too much Tenacious D.)

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