Meet the ‘brainprint’: scientists can now identify you with 100% accuracy based on brain waves alone

. In a breakthrough research, a team at Binghamton University showed that it’s possible to identify a person with 100 percent accuracy based on their response to a visual stimulus like the word “conundrum” or a picture showing a slice of pizza. We each devour pizza uniquely in our minds, it seems, and that’s enough to tell who you are or aren’t.

How the brain loses and gains consciousness

For more than two centuries physicians have been using general anesthetics to perform surgeries, however even now in the 21st century scientists know very little about what happens to the brain when the patient moves to and fro a state of consciousness. This becomes even more important when you consider the very rare but frightening cases in which some patients

Biological marker for dyslexia found. Good news: reading can be improved

Researchers at Northwestern University claim they have uncovered the mechanisms that lead to difficulty in reading. Apparently, there is a direct correlation between one’s ability to encode speech sound in the brain and ease of reading. The scientists also devised an experiment and saw that children with reading impairment significantly improved after being fitted with a listening device. It’s rather

Parkinson’s tremors significantly reduced after electrical signal cancels brain waves

For most Parkinson’s patients, tremors associated with this devastating disease make living a normal life extremely difficult, if not impossible. Cooking, eating, even tying one’s shoelaces, basically anything that implies limb manipulation is very difficult to achieve by one’s self. A novel type of therapy developed by physicians at Oxford University, however, brings a glimmer of hope that Parkinson’s patients

Berkeley scientists crack brain wave code, hinting at mind reading device

In the not so distant future, scientists could be able to eavesdrop on a patient’s inner monologues or communicate with those who cannot speak, thanks to a breakthrough made by researchers from the University of California, Berkeley. They have astonishingly managed to crack the ‘code’ of a brain wave by decoding electrical activity in a region of the human auditory