Mobility after paraplegia due to spinal cord injury (SCI) is primarily achieved by substituting the lost function with a wheelchair. However, the sedentary lifestyle associated with excessive wheelchair reliance can … Continue Reading Brain-computer interface enables paralyzed man to walk in world’s first.
In their everyday life, people are constantly confronted with decision conflicts, especially if they need to suppress an action that would have made sense under normal circumstances. For example, when … Continue Reading Neuroimaging shows that the human hippocampus is involved in quick and successful decisions.
Individuals with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) are at twice the risk of others in their age group of progressing to Alzheimer’s disease. Currently there is no conclusive test that … Continue Reading Non-invasive neuroimaging marker shows great potential for Alzheimer’s risk detection.
Speech is produced in the human cerebral cortex and previous studies have shown that the brain waves associated with speech processes can be directly recorded with electrodes located on the … Continue Reading Researchers develop world’s first thought-based ‘brain-to-text’ system.
Researchers at the University of Colorado suggest that the portion of the brain devoted to hearing can become reorganized, reassigned to other functions, even with early-stage hearing loss, and may … Continue Reading Researchers begin to map brain functioning in age-related hearing loss.
Researchers at University of California have validated an EEG test to study and treat schizophrenia. The findings, published in two separate studies, offer a clinical test that could be used … Continue Reading Researchers have validated an EEG test to diagnose the severity of schizophrenia.