Telepathy For The Future You? | Future You | NPR

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Published on 8 May 2019, 9:00
Telepathy is no longer the stuff of science fiction, so long as you have a brain-computer interface. In this episode of NPR's Future You with Elise Hu, check out how brains directly interact with each other, bypassing the need for language. The team at the University of Washington make direct brain-to-brain communication between three people possible by transmitting signals from two people's brains over the internet to a third player, in a third room. Together, they cooperate to play a game like Tetris.

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