The researchers were able to "use decoded functional magnetic resonance imaging to induce brain activity patterns to match a previously known target state." In other words, a person seeking to learn a topic would watch a computer screen and have her brain patterns modified to match those of a person who already knows the content or how to do something.No word yet on whether they can use this technology to give you a funny accent.
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Matrix-like learning is closer than you realize
This blew my mind. Just crazy. Some recent research suggests that a little bit of brainwave modification can have "long-lasting improvements in tasks that require visual performance."