brain-computer interface

A computer reads and predicts thoughts

A computer reads and predicts thoughts

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have developed a technique in which a computer models visual perception by monitoring human brain signals.

Brains linked to computers using 3D printed implants

Brains linked to computers using 3D printed implants

Linking the human brain to a computer is usually only seen in science fiction, but now scientists have harnessed the power of 3D printing to bring the technology one step closer to reality.

Bionics open eyes to a frontier in vision restoration

Bionics open eyes to a frontier in vision restoration

Researchers have developed a revolutionary cortical vision device that could one day help restore vision to the blind.

'Plug and play' brain prosthesis demoed in paralyzed person

'Plug and play' brain prosthesis demoed in paralyzed person

Researchers have shown that machine learning techniques helped an individual with paralysis learn to control a computer cursor using their brain activity.

Thoughts could control electronic prostheses

Thoughts could control electronic prostheses

Researchers have been working to advance a technology that could one day help people with paralysis regain use of their limbs, and enable amputees to use their thoughts to control prostheses.

BCI training reduces phantom limb pain

BCI training reduces phantom limb pain

Scientists used brain-computer-interface to train the brains of patients to reduce phantom-hand pain.