Neuroscience we can believe in

As a neuroscientist, I often wonder when we will be controlling everything with our minds.  Well, obviously we already kind of do that.  But why do I want to be a chump who has to use his mind to reach out his hand to pick up a ping pong ball?  Why can’t I just use my mind to telepathically activate fans to make the ping pong ball float?  Well don’t worry, now for $80 you can!  Look at this innovative toy:

bits_mindflex480I know as a child, I always wanted a toy where I had to concentrate really hard and turn a nob to…make a ball go in a circle.  Seriously.  Hours of fun right there.  Hours.

I do imagine it would be quite cool to try once, however.    Maybe one day they’ll make a, you know, fun mind control toy.

One thought on “Neuroscience we can believe in

  1. I would like to try this toy. I’d like to control anything with my mind, even this.

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