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Playing Space Invaders Using Only The Signals From The Brain To Make Movements

A St. Louis-area teenage boy and a computer game have gone hands-off, thanks to a unique experiment conducted by a team of neurosurgeons, neurologists, and engineers at Washington University in St. Louis.

The boy, a 14-year-old who suffers from epilepsy, is the first teenager to play a two-dimensional video game, Space Invaders, using only the signals from his brain to make movements.

Getting subjects to move objects using only their brains has implications toward someday building biomedical devices that can control artificial limbs, for instance, enabling the disabled to move a prosthetic arm or leg by thinking about it.

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Captain Tuttle6345d ago

That's not the most creative headline in the world. Pretty cool, though.

specialguest6345d ago

you want true next-gen gaming. well there you have it! this is the stepping stone to a true innovation in gaming.

everything has to start at a simple stage before it is fully understood and greatly utilized. the potential is amazing.

unleash bass6345d ago

Gives a new meaning to mind games.

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Russia Appears To Be Using Its Army of Trolls To Peddle Its Version of Esports

The infamous Russian army of trolls appears to be involved in a massive spamming operation to promote the embattled country's version of Esports via a massive gaming tournament backed at the highest levels of the government.

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Documentary TerrorBytes Delves into the Annals of Gaming Horror

TerrorBytes: The Evolution of Horror Gaming is an exciting new documentary series from the creators of First Person Shooter.

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Hairstyles In Video Games Really Need To Improve

For a while, hairstyles have been lacking in video games. From the rugged buzzcuts of every space marine in existence to that borderline stereotypical dreadlock fade developers are now giving to every black character, it’s time for video games to pay a visit to a stylist.

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BrainSyphoned11d ago

There were hairstyles in elden ring? Didn't notice as I was too busy enjoying the game to get out my microagression bingo card.

CrimsonWing6911d ago

What’s wrong with character hairstyles? There’s such a variety of unique designs, what in the hell do you want?

Michiel198911d ago

the fuck is he talking about? You're free to become a digital artist yourself and create new and refreshing hairstyles for women and black people......

DragonBuster11d ago

Already done in Dragon Ball Z games.
SSJ3 Goku has the best hairstyle.