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Tobii Lets You Control a Tablet With Your Eyes

Tobii's eye-tracking technology can make using a PC slightly more "natural," reading your eye movements to, say, scroll without needing to move a …

Brain scans could uncover dyslexia before kids learn to read

A type of MRI scan reveals the size and set-up of a part of the brain that appears to be smaller in children with dyslexia.<p>Dyslexia is a common learning disorder that affects around 1 in 10 people in the U.S., where it is typically diagnosed around second grade but sometimes goes undiagnosed and …

The Brain

The Headband That Reads Your Brain

One hundred forty years ago, an English scientist observed electrical impulses flowing across the brains of a living rabbit by using a type of …

Reading a novel exercises 'muscles' in the brain, researchers find

We all know that reading a novel can transport you, delight you and intrigue you while you're reading it. Now, thanks research by scientists at Emory University, we know that immersing yourself in a novel causes measurable physical changes in the brain that can be detected up to five days after the …

Reading a Novel Alters Your Brain Connectivity — So What?

So, there's a new study out (pdf) that's used brain scanning to investigate how reading a book changes your brain. It tripped my skeptic's radar …

Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain

College students experienced heightened connectivity in their left temporal cortexes after reading fiction.<p>Scientists have proven in the past that reading stimulates many different parts of the brain. In a 2006 study, for example, research subjects read the words “perfume” and “coffee,” and the …

Scientists show they can ‘read your mind’ using brain scans

Two new studies suggest machines could be taught to peer inside the mind to "see" pictures of what people see in near real time.<p>Machines that can read people's minds are getting closer to reality: Scientists have revealed they can now use brain scans to read letters and images participants are …

The Brain

How Reading Makes Us More Human

A debate has erupted over whether reading fiction makes human beings more moral. But what if its real value consists in something even more fundamental?<p>A battle over books has erupted recently on the pages of <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>Time.</i> The opening salvo was Gregory Currie's essay, "Does Great …

MIT Researchers Design Ring To Help Visually-Impaired People Read

MIT Media Lab has released a video demonstrating wearable technology that could help people with visual impairments read more easily.<p>Wearers of …