What is Mind Reading?
Why Mind Reading?
How does it Work?
Advantages and uses
Disadvantages and Problems
People express their mental state, including emotions,
thoughts and desires, all time through facial expression,
vocal nuances and gesture
Mind reading machine is co-ordination of human
psychology and computer techniques.
Some Equipment are used to gather data & then analyzed.
To use those data for further prediction is known as
theory of mind reading.
The team in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge
has developed Mind Reading Machines-Computers that implement
computational model of Mind Reading to infer mental states of people
from their facial signal.
Software from Nevenvision identifies 24 feature point on the face and
tracks them in real time.
For example, a combination of head node, with a smile and eyebrows
raised might mean interest.
The mind reading actually
involves measuring the
volume and oxygen level of
the blood around the
subject’s brain using tech.
called functional near-
The user wears a sort of
futuristic head band that
send light in that spectrum
in to the tissues of the head
where it is absorbed by
active, blood filled tissues.
For the first test of sensors, scientists
trained the program to recognize six
words-including ”go", "left” and
“right” -10 numbers.
Then researchers put the letters of
the alphabet in to a matrix with each
column and row labeled with a
single digit number.
These were used to silently spell
”NASA” into a web search engine
“This proved we could browse the
web without touching a keyboard”.
The results are often compared to an
MRI, but can be gathered with
lightweight, noninvasive equipment.
Wearing the FNIRS sensor,
experimental subjects were asked to
count the number of squares on a
rotating onscreen cube and to perform
It deals with anatomy and molecular
biology of neurons.
A neuron is a nerve cell that is the basic
building block of the nervous system.
Neurons are specialized to transmit
information throughout the body.
It is done by measuring oxygen level of
blood using FNIRS.
Facial effect detection
It is done using hidden Markov Model, Neural Network
processing or active appearance model.
Classification by Paul Ekman Anger, Fear, Happiness,
Disgust, Sadness, Surprise.
Blood Volume Pulse
It is measured by process called
It produce a graph indicating blood
flow through the extremities.
Can read minds
Help paralytic patients
Help Handicapped people
Help Comma patients
Help people who cant speak
Can be used for military purposes & sting operations
Can be combined with consoles & used for mind gaming,
robotics & stuff.
Eliminate the capability to lie.
Breach in privacy
Can extract, through an individual, an
important, secure & confidential
information of individual, state or even a
If developed or used by sinners, can be
No way to neutralize this technology
Tufts University researchers have begun a three-year
research project which, if successful, will allow computers to
respond to the brain activity of the computer's user.
Users wear futuristic-looking head bands to shine light on
their foreheads, and then perform a series of increasingly
difficult tasks while the device reads what parts of the brain
are absorbing the light.
That info is then transferred to the computer, and from there
the computer can adjust it's interface and functions to each
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