YOU can now hold your brain in the palm of your hand. For the first time, a scanner powered by a smartphone will let you monitor your neural signals on the go.
By hooking up a commercially available EEG headset to a Nokia N900 smartphone, Jakob Eg Larsen and colleagues at the Technical University of Denmark in Kongens Lyngby have created a completely portable system.
This is the exciting development for the future. When mobile phone is capable of analyzing neural signals on the go, it means instant, on the spot observations are possible for the first time. It liberalizes the research process to the extent that everyone can do it and analyze her own data.