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May 14, 2013
Barrie

Announcement: Are NeuroSky Products Just A Gimmick?

Like many people that use computers or smart phones you may want to use your computing power for personal development such as increasing your brain power, or you may even want to learn about Neuroscience itself. There are many products that claim to help with the personal development side, but possibly only the NeuroSky products claim to be an introduction to Neuroscience as well.

NeuroSky say they have technology that can measure brainwaves for your attention levels, meditation and whether you are blinking. They further claim that measuring these allows applications to be built that should increase your brain power or help teach you about Neuroscience.

It sounds like bold claims, but is it? Does this technology work and are the applications effective at improving your brain power as well as fun to use? NeuroSky makes use of EEG and EMG technology they have adapted to home use and I’ve researched NeuroSky and their products including Mindwave and Mindwave Mobile and should be able to help you decide whether any are right for you.

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May 22, 2013
Barrie

What Are Your Necomimi Ears Saying About You?

Not everyone is looking for an immediate serious angle with products that make use of neuroscience or brain power. If you want your neuroscience to come with a bit of fun, then the Necomimi Brainwave Cats Ears may be the thing for you. They make use of the trusted NeuroSky technology to bring you ears that, well don’t really do a lot, but do they do enough?.

Ever the sceptic, I’ve researched Necomimi Ears and the information in this post should help you decide if they are a product you should buy.

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May 17, 2013
Barrie

Should You Buy NeuroSky Mindwave Mobile?

You may be the kind of person that would like to live out the science fiction fantasy of controlling things with your mind. My guess is you probably have a decent smartphone or tablet and that’s about all NeuroSky Mindwave Mobile claims you need to train your brain to control games.

It sounds a bit far-fetched, but is it possible? Does this product actually work, or is it just smoke and mirrors? I have researched BCI (Brain Computer Interface) products and NeuroSky in particular. If you are thinking of buying the NeuroSky Mindwave Mobile, I can provide the information you need to come to the right decision for you.

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Apr 30, 2013
Barrie

Does Neurosky Mindwave Really Work?

Like many people interested in the power of the mind, you may want to experiment with your brain to find out what can be achieved using thought alone.  There have been a few products made available over the years, but what about NeuroSky Mindwave? Does it work, is it any good and is it worth what you have to pay for it?

I’ve followed NeuroSky for a while and done plenty of research that should help you decide whether or not it is for you.

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Apr 7, 2013
Barrie

What Is EEG?

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Electroencephalography is the full name for EEG which is the recording of electrical activity along the scalp.  Our Brains are a mass of interconnected Neurons that interact with each other.  As they do, they create patterns that become our thoughts.  One thought could be a logic problem whilst another could be an emotional state such as joy.  We have about 70,000 of these thoughts each day. The reactions between Neurons create a tiny electric discharge that can’t be measured in itself. However, a domineering mental state, produced as a result of combined neuron activity by hundreds of thousands of these small discharges taking place at the same time, can be measured.  That measurement is exactly what the Neurosky products do.
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