Mind-Controlled Musical Instrument Helps Paralysis Patients Rehabilitate
"Paralysis patients could play music with their minds, using a new brain-control interface that senses brain impulses and translates them into musical notes.Link to full article: http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2011-03/medicine-mind-using-eeg-patients-can-play-music-merely-thinking
Users must teach themselves how to associate brain signals with specific tasks, causing neuronal activity that the brain scanners can pick up. Then they can make music.
It’s a pretty unique use of brain-computer interfaces, which are already being used to do things like drive cars, control robots and play video games."