A simplified EEG-based game using the Star Wars licence tricks kids into thinking they have Professor X-like abilities, when all they're doing is learning to activate one part of their brain.
This Force Trainer, priced at $US90-$US100, hooks up to your head via wireless headset and transmits your reading to the toy, which blows air and moves the ball up the chute. Like Brain Training for the DS, you level up gradually depending on your skill. Unlike Brain Training, when you succeed, a white ball jumps clumsily. [USA Today via Geekologie]