Look, Wash. U. Neurosurgeons, I'm Playing Atari With No Hands!

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A St. Louis boy can now play Space Invaders via mind control, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis announced, the Student Life reports. Instead of using controllers, the boy simply imagines moving his fingers or tongue either left or right—and the digital game ship moves accordingly. Most shocking: It works. "This kid was an all-star," one researcher said, who did not specify whether the child's name was "Matilda."