Direct brain-to-brain interfaces (BBIs) in humans are computer interfaces combining neuroimaging and neurostimulation to extract and share information between brains, allowing direct brain-to-brain communication. The potential for BBIs able to … Continue Reading Brain-to-brain interface allows multiple people to problem solve together using only their minds.
Uncovering the dynamics of facial identity processing in the brain along with its representational basis and interpretation outlines an obvious application for those unable to communicate without the use of … Continue Reading Artificial intelligence uses EEG data to reconstruct images based on what participants perceive.
Monitoring the vital signs of a patient is critical to managing their care, however, current approaches are limited in terms of sensing capabilities and sampling rates. The measurement process can … Continue Reading New non-invasive ‘tag’ system measures vital signs with radio waves.
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.
Scientists use brain stimulation to boost creativity in human trials, set stage to treat depression.
A UNC School of Medicine study has provided the first direct evidence that a low dose of electric current can enhance a specific brain pattern to boost creativity by an … Continue Reading Scientists use brain stimulation to boost creativity in human trials, set stage to treat depression.
Researchers have identified a new genetic mutation at the heart of a severe and potentially deadly seizure disorder found in infants and young children. The finding may help scientists unravel … Continue Reading Researchers identify epigenetic mutation in pediatric seizure disorders.
World’s first non-invasive brain-machine interface successfully controls neuroprosthesis in human trials.
A research team from the University of Houston have created an human-machine interface that allowed a man to grasp a bottle and other objects with a prosthetic hand, powered only … Continue Reading World’s first non-invasive brain-machine interface successfully controls neuroprosthesis in human trials.
Pain is the body’s protective mechanism and a complex neurological phenomenon. Moreover, ongoing pain in the sense of chronic pain can be a disease. Scientists from Technische Universität München (TUM) … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study shows brain processes ongoing pain more emotionally.
A new study has found that children born prematurely show differences in a subtle but important aspect of memory, the ability to form and retrieve memories about context, such as … Continue Reading EEG study shows that contextual recollection impaired by premature birth.
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.