Creepy — Remote-controlled humans:
When a weak DC current is delivered to the mastoid behind your ear, your body responds by shifting your balance toward the anode. The stronger the current, the more powerful its pull. If it is strong enough, it not only throws you off balance but alters the course of your movement.
The researchers’ main interest, in the end, is apparently gaming — as in giving you the very feelings that you are simulating in, say, a shoot-the-up game.
Via Nova Spivacks.