Mind-reading technology lets you control tech with your brain — and it actually works

LAS VEGAS — It’s not the self-driving cars, flying cars or even the dish-washing robots that stick out as the most transformative innovation at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show: It’s the wearable gadgets that can read your mind. There’s a growing category of companies focused on the “Brain-Computer Interface.” These devices can record brain signals from sensors on the scalp (or even devices implanted within the brain) and translate them into digital signals. This industry is expected to reach $1.5 billion this year, with the technology used for everything from…

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Common Brain and Nervous System Disorders

Almost all the others part of the body is primarily controlled by the Brain and the Nervous System. A disease affecting nervous system, may also end up affecting the brain and the spinal cord. Spinal Cord-: The Spinal Cord mostly acts as a transmitter of information from the brain to the nervous system. Firstly, it connects the peripheral nervous system, and also transmits the sensory receptions or the senses. The motor information that mostly controls the cardiac muscles, skeletal muscles, other glands and smooth muscles, is also transferred by the…

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Wilshaw: golden handcuffs needed to plug brain drain and solve ‘critical’ teacher shortages

Ofsted chief speaks of need to reverse ‘teacher brain drain’ from the UK New teachers should be given golden-handcuffs deals, to prevent them from leaving the country as soon as they qualify, the Ofsted’s chief inspector has said. Sir Michael Wilshaw warned this morning that there is “a teacher brain drain from this country, just when the supply issue is reaching situation critical”. Writing in his monthly commentary, Sir Michael pointed out that a growing number of newly qualified teachers were leaving to work in international branches of elite private…

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