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Second Life wired to your real brain…

.. or, at least, what is left of it after having played for such a long time with all the VWs, MMPORG, videogames and Co’s since you were a toddler.

Still, this is what some Japanese researchers of the Keio University Biomedical Engineering Laboratory are currently perfecting. The entire idea is to “connect” the brain waves produced by the very thought of, say, moving around SL, to a BCI (Brain to Computer Interface) which will make the most of your EEG and will have you fly and hover around sims.

As usual, most of these “strange” applications are designed to allow people with some sort of disabilities to interact with a wider range of possibilities and to, partially, overcome some hurdles they may experience. Yet, this opens up some nice “futurology” exercises to accomplish…

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