The mind-controlled drone race

Sixteen competitors at the University of Florida, in the US, have been battling it out in the first ever mind-controlled drone race.

The aim? To use their powers of concentration to send drones down a nine-metre course to the finish line.

Competitors have to wear special headsets that measure the electrical activity of their brains.

A custom-made computer programme means their thoughts can be converted to control the drone's movement.

On your marks, get set, DRONE.

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