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Monday, 18 February 2013

Miguel Nicolelis: A monkey that controls a robot with its thoughts. No, really.

Feb 18, 2013

Can we use our brains to directly control machines -- without requiring a body as the middleman? Miguel Nicolelis talks through an astonishing experiment, in which a clever monkey in the US learns to control a monkey avatar, and then a robot arm in Japan, purely with its thoughts. The research has big implications for quadraplegic people -- and maybe for all of us.

Source: TED

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