Electrocognition and mind reading
Broadcast: Midmorning, 06/09/2011, 10:06 a.m.
An old technology called electrocorticography, or ECoG, uses electrodes placed on the surface of the brain to detect electrical signals coming from the brain itself. Now, researchers are using ECoG to read minds.
- Dr. Eric Leuthardt: Director of the Center for Innovation in Neuroscience and Technology at Washington University School of Medicine.
- Dr. Jonathan R. Wolpaw: Chief Research Physician, Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders at Wadsworth Center.