It’s always fascinating to me to hear about new technologies that promise unheard of capabilities in our lives, so when a ScienceDaily article recently reported that scientists have developed a system making it possible to steer a car with your thoughts, I had to know more.

According to the article, a group of scientists at the Free University of Berlin have built a system that uses new, commercially available sensors to measure brain waves—sensors for recording electroencephalograms (EEG). The scientists have been able to distinguish the bioelectrical wave patterns for control commands such as "left," "right," "accelerate" or "brake" in a test subject.

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