How can mind-controlled robots avoid you getting distracted?

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If you're using electrical activity in your brain to control a prosthetic or a wheelchair, you don't want it wandering off or responding to every tiny thought about motion. So a new type of decoding can help to make sure the controller really wants to make the movent before the robot does it. Jose del Millan and Michele Tavella from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne demonstrate its abilities...
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here

or [chapter podcast=3089 track=11.05.01/Naked_Scientists_Show_11.05.01_8427.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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