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Researchers Develop 'Brain-reading' Methods


July 24, 2009

people and society graphic It is widely known that the brain perceives information before it reaches a person's awareness. But until now, there was little way to determine what specific mental tasks were taking place prior to the point of conscious awareness. Now that has changed with the findings of scientists at Rutgers University in Newark and the University of California, Los Angeles. Full Story

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