Device to relieve brain strain
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The new device will detect when you're feeling overworked and modify the work load to remove some of the stress.
The device will consist of a functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) sensor worn strapped to the forehead and able to analyze brain patterns to determine when a person is multitasking.
The system could eventually be used to warn people when they appear distracted or aid workers who typically handle several tasks at once.