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makes you think… 🤔” is a system for maximizing brain usage. Stare at the cross, and the system will automatically optimize what you see to maximally activate your brain.

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makes you think… 🤔  combines a portable EEG sensor with a parametric image generator.  It modifies the image generated to maximise the brain activity in the beta & gamma waves produced by your brain.  It could be considered the opposite of meditation.

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I was inspired by the EEG sensor used – the “Muse” headband – being framed as “next-level” meditation in its advertising

makes you think… 🤔’  uses a non-gradient based optimization of input parameters for a parametric image generator to generate an image, with the loss value for each image being derived from the level of brain activation when that image is seen.