June 7, 2014
Researchers have been able to monitor memories in near real time to see what a person is thinking.
Researchers were able to tell what angle a bar students were imagining was at in the groundbreaking experiment.
By tracking neural activity the team could even predict who had the best memory in the group.
‘Although past research has decoded thoughts via brain activity, standard approaches are expensive and limited in their ability to track fast-moving mental representations,’ said Edward Awh, a professor in the UO’s Department of Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience.
This article was posted: Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 4:45 am