EEG shows aptitude for video games

Scientists say they can predict who will improve most on an unfamiliar video game by looking at their brain waves using an EEG.

EEG allows communication with patients in 'vegetative state'

Scientists have found a way of communicating with patients who appear to be in a persistent vegetative state, but actually retain consciousness.

Applying the brakes with brain power alone

German researchers have used drivers' brain signals, for the first time, to assist in braking, providing much quicker reaction times, they say.

'Brain cap' turns thought into motion

A 'brain cap' being developed at the University of Maryland allows users to turn their thoughts into motion, potentially allowing them to control computers, robotic prosthetic limbs, motorized wheelchairs and even digital avatars.

Paralyzed woman conducts orchestra with her mind

A British woman with locked-in syndrome has been able to conduct an orchestra using just the power of her thoughts.

Portable mind-reader lets users write with their thoughts

European scientists have developed the first portable device that allows users to type merely by thinking.