June 08, 2017

Mind Reading is Now Possible

Marcel Just & Tom Mitchell identify where thoughts of familiar objects occur inside the human brain. Now research has broken the "content" barrier. Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University showed people drawings of five tools (hammer, drill and the like) and five dwellings (castle, igloo …) and asked them to think about each object's properties, uses and anything else that came to mind.  Read the Newsweek Article  CMU Press release.