By Elizabeth Landau, CNN
- Melody Moore Jackson is the director of Georgia Tech's BrainLab
- About 6 million Americans live with paralysis
- Moving limbs and wheelchairs with the brain could help many people with limited mobility
(CNN) -- Wouldn't moving objects with your mind be fun? But the implications go deeper: For the millions of Americans who live with paralysis, mentally controlling artificial limbs and mobility devices would be a big step forward toward more independent living.