Ann Conkle
May 22, 2012

VIDEO - Feeling stock quotes? Welcome to your brain’s future

Our senses perceive only a small amount of the information that surrounds us. For example, we see visible light, but not the rest of the spectrum. Countless waves are passing through your body as you read this, but you are unaware of them because you have no biological receptors to detect them. According to neuroscientist David Eagleman, we're entering a new era of human history, where we can start importing technology to enhance our natural senses and perception of the world. In this video, he discusses his lab’s work to “enhance the window of reality that we’re able to see,” including a vest to feel everything from music to stock quotes.