This is an incredible story of a commercial neuroscience application being used to analyse images at the rate of 20 per second in order to pre screen them by sorting the chaff from the wheat. The brain can regonise and analyse images at that rate and spikes in electrical activity 300 milliseconds after seeing the images (the P300 response) indicate whether the images contain what you’re looking for.

From Bench to Bunker – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education.