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Neurotechnology to help people who have very little movement

It is something that could ultimately help people who have very little movement. This might ultimately allow them to use eye movements to steer a motorized wheelchair.

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The students, from Imperial College London, have developed a computer game that is operated by eye movements, which could allow people with severe physical disabilities to become 'gamers' for the first time.

Also in the future, people might be able to blink to turn pages in an electronic book, or switch on their favorite song, with the roll of an eye.

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