Could we eventually communicate by essentially reading minds?

The opportunities for what we can discover and create with science and technology are vast, but this video is a perfect example of how it can be not only astonishingly profound, it can be pretty touching. Neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis was the person behind the brain-controlled exoskeleton the gave a paralyzed man the ability to kick […]

The opportunities for what we can discover and create with science and technology are vast, but this video is a perfect example of how it can be not only astonishingly profound, it can be pretty touching.

Neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis was the person behind the brain-controlled exoskeleton the gave a paralyzed man the ability to kick a ball using just his mind at the 2014 World Cup. That is already remarkable, but how could this kind of science translate over into basically reading each others’ minds? That seems to be what Nicolelis is thinking could be in the future.

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This video is a little bit long (just shy of 19 minutes), but if you watch until the end, you’ll see the scope of the impact this kind of research could have in the world and what Nicolelis envisions for the next step.