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  1. #1 Effortless learning could soon be a reality. 
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    Technological advances are usually meant to make things easier for people. Sci-fi movies and books have featured every kind of gadget and invention that anyone could have ever dreamed of, which brings us to ask: What if science could actually make some of them real? Recent research might provide the answer, as it opens an important field in effortless learning through brain technology.
    Researchers at ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories in Kyoto, Japan, and Boston University, US, have studied early visual areas for their potential ability to cause visual perceptual learning. They found that by using decoded functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), it was possible to induce brain activity patterns to match a previously known target state. This way the subject would see how his or her performance on visual tasks would improve. @United Academics.

    The future may be here, but is it not worth the effort? I mean, what would be the impact of this development on terrorism, wars or even simple sport competitions?

    It is a bit scary if you think about it...



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    Quote Originally Posted by Lynx_Fox View Post
    What's scary about it?
    The possible uses of this technology in the wrong hands...
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