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Can You Read My Mind Now? : Slideshow

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Neuromatters occupies a small, windowless office in downtown Manhattan
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Paul Sajda
WNYC reporter Ilya Marritz gets his brain scanned. Nine electrodes positioned on the cranium can detect increased brain activity.
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Neuromatters is funded mainly by DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
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research associate Paul DeGuzman (l.) and research scientist Dan Rosenthal (r.)
As pictures rapidly alternate on a monitor, Neuromatters' computer flags images that generate increased brain activity.
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The brain can distinguish between objects, even when they are visible only for a milisecond.
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When Ilya chose to focus on teddy bears, the experiment returned teddy bears as the top results.

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