Melon: a headband that measures your mental focus

Kickstarting: A Headband That Measures Your Mental Focus
By Kyle VanHemert, fastcodesign.com

Melon explores an interesting new frontier of the quantified self: your noggin’.

Does check­ing Twit­ter dur­ing the work­day real­ly leave you scat­ter­brained? Could tak­ing up med­i­ta­tion help you tune out the noise and focus bet­ter? Melon…

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Psychedelic science: the emerging science of plant based therapy

Open Your Mind to the New Psychedelic Science
Greg Miller, wired.com

In recent years, a small cadre of scientists has cautiously rekindled the scientific study of psychedelics. At a recent conference, they reported new findings on how these drugs scramble brain activity in ways that might help explain their…

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Neuromarketing with Affectiva

Life With Mind-Reading Machines
Bianca Bosker, huffingtonpost.com

Smile: Your computer is watching.Affectiva, a nearly 2-year-old startup that grew out of MIT’s Media Lab, is teaching machines to understand what you feel.Affectiva has developed a way for computers to recognize human emotions based on facial cues…

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MindSpa Personal Development System

Biofeedback Training Program
Biofeedback Training Program (Photo credit: Army Medicine)

Originators of the MindSpa Personal Development System.

This is kind of cool and promises to help your brain go to sleep more easily using light and sound. I wonder if it will be available in an iPod version?