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fMRI Technology Advancing Towards Precog Crime: How Technology May Soon “Read” Your Mind

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/12/31/60minutes/main4694713.shtml?tag=topStories;secondStory
As correspondent Lesley Stahl reports, neuroscience research into how we think and what we’re thinking is advancing at a stunning rate, making it possible for the first time in human history to peer directly into the brain to read out the physical make-up of our thoughts, some would say to read our minds. The technology that is transforming what once was science fiction into just plain science is a specialized use of MRI scanning called “functional MRI,” fMRI for short. It makes it possible to see what’s going on inside the brain while people are thinking.
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January 5, 2009 - Posted by | Panopticon USA

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