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"BrainNet: A Multi-Person Brain-to-Brain Interface for
Direct Collaboration Between Brains"

tl;dr: brain activity in two other people was used to 'recommend' next choices in a game, and the target brain even filtered when there was noise injected

my first thought and maybe yours: "a step towards cyberspace"

maybe

but an attempted brainwashing machine isn't a hard next step with this, IMO

it'd have to be the cult-style "it helps you think right" sales pitch, but yeah

arxiv.org/pdf/1809.08632.pdf

Miranda T. Nick @solder_on

anyway just keep it in mind if anybody offers you a "mind training" helmet any time soon, I guess

maybe their idea of what to train for ain't yours