Well, it could.

There is a company that makes headphones with a built in EEG reader. What’s even better is they have an Software Developer Kit (SDK) for people to build applications for them.

I have an idea.

Combined with the Echonest APIs, the Mindset can be used to play music depending on your mood. Angry? The app will #mce_temp_url#play the perfect song to calm you down. Tired and need to study? It’ll play something upbeat.

The only thing between us and the future of music listening… the $200 price tag of the Mindset. A little steep for a side project…

Maybe Kickstarter can help…

What if your iPod could read your mind