Playing pinball with your mind

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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. mateotravieso says:

    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. John Park says:

    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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