Neurogaming takes brains for video play

New gadget runs on users’ thoughts

Posted: August 18, 2014 at 2:09 a.m.

SAN FRANCISCO -- Lat Ware pauses to straighten his jacket and organize the chaos in his mind. For Ware, who has attention deficit disorder, standing in the halls of a gaming conference as people rush by can feel like being in a hurricane of humanity.

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