Parallel-parking mind control

December 8, 2015
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It’s mind over matter – auto edition.

Chinese researchers have developed what they claim is the country’s first-ever mind-controlled car. The vehicle can stop, start, and move both forward and backward by reading the driver’s brain signals. Turns out, distracted driving could soon be an even bigger problem than it is already.

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