Researchers remotely trigger muscle twitch with another person's brain waves

08/28/2013 | USA Today

University of Washington researchers say they have successfully triggered muscle movement in one individual – in this case a finger twitch – solely through the thoughts of a second person. In a video of the experiment, both subjects wear magnetic stimulation caps. One person imagines flicking his finger while watching a video game, causing the second person to move his finger. Scientists are working on similar technology to power prosthetic limbs.

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