The Mind Meld


No no Barak ... that's the Vulcan Mind Meld and the Jedi Mind Trick - but we forgive you as Mercury is Retrograde and you're only human.

  Jedi Mind Meld : White House embraces nerdy meme for sequestration push   MSNBC - March 1, 2013
Hours after President Barack Obama joked about a "Jedi mind meld" to prompt bipartisan compromise on the sequester - prompting cries of gaffe! from sci-fi devotees - the White House took to Twitter add fuel to the nerdy meme created by the commander in chief.




Neuroscientists create intercontinental mind meld between two rats   Wired - March 1, 2013

It's not exactly a Vulcan mind meld, but it's not far off. Scientists have wired the brains of two rats together and shown that signals from one rat's brain can help the second rat solve a problem it would otherwise have no clue how to solve. The rats were in different cages with no way to communicate other than through the electrodes implanted in their brains. The transfer of information from brain to brain even worked with two rats separated by thousands of kilometres, one in a lab in North Carolina and another in a lab in Brazil.





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