How does the brain shift attention?

New research shows how our brains allocates attention to differen stimuli. The researchers have found that individuals can exert conscious control over the firing of these single neuron and, in doing so, manipulate the behavior of an image on a computer screen (brain-controlled robots of last weeks post are not so far away then). Read and watch the embedded video how the volunteers chose between the images on a computer screen by altering their thoughts (via discovermagazine.com)

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