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Telepathy could become a reality within eight years, thanks to the brainchild of a former Google executive.

The benefits of telepathy could push humanity forward at a rapid rate, it would revolutionize the way we think, interact, communicate and operate.

Mary Lou Jepson has revealed she’s on the cusp of a significant breakthrough after creating a high-tech telepathic hat.

According to CNBC, Jepson believes she will achieve the impossible by creating technology that will allow humans to communicate telepathically.

Jepsen is highly regarded in the scientific community. She’s a former professor at MIT and holds over 100 patents. She’s also worked as an engineering executive at Facebook, X, Oculus and Intel.

She founded Openwater in 2016 to provide inexpensive medical imaging to the healthcare industry and stumbled across a tenuous link between M.R.I. machines and telepathy that could prove fruitful.

“I figured out how to put basically the functionality of an M.R.I. machine — a multimillion-dollar M.R.I. machine — into a wearable in the form of a ski hat,” Jepson told CNBC.

Although she doesn’t have a prototype completed, Jepson is working on several elements that when pulled together could provide humanity the power of telepathic communication.

Researcher Making Prototype for Telepathy

Telepathy hat may become reality.

She explains the rather difficult concept in layman’s terms. “If I threw [you] into an M.R.I. machine right now … I can tell you what words you’re about to say, what images are in your head. I can tell you what music you’re thinking of,” she says. “That’s today, and I’m talking about just shrinking that down.”

Jepson believes that by perfecting the already tried, tested and trusted methods used to create M.R.I. machines and steering them toward predicting thought, she will be able to create a telepathic thinking cap.

The aim of the device is to read both input and output of our own thoughts, and to read the thoughts of others. “The really big moonshot idea here is communication with thought — with telepathy,” Jepsen said

Openwater stumbled across the idea when working on traditional M.R.I. scans which use radio waves and magnetic fields to take images of internal organs. The concept is being taken one step further by using infrared light to determine the pattern of brain activity then linking them together.

The benefits of telepathy could push humanity forward at a rapid rate, it would revolutionize the way we think, interact, communicate and operate.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has also set the wheels in motion to make telepathy a reality. His company Neuralink wants to push the science of telepathy into a slightly different direction, and have our brains interact with computers.

“Elon Musk is talking about silicon nanoparticles pulsing through our veins to make us sort of semi-cyborg computers. I’ve been working and trying to think and invent a way to do this for a number of years and finally happened upon it and left Facebook to do it,” Jepsen said.

Humanity’s potential for telepathy has been discussed for centuries, but nobody has been able to achieve this bold idea to date. It remains to be seen whether Jepson can create a telepathic thinking-cap but according to the science community, if anyone can, she can!