Neural Engineering

On the Verge of Neuro-Motion

On the Verge of Neuro-Motion

Author(s): Cynthia Weber
On the Verge of Neuro-Motion 618 371 IEEE Pulse

Chad Bouton, director of the Center for Bioelectronic Medicine and vice president of advanced engineering at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, which serves as the research arm of one…

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Reading Minds

Reading Minds

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
Reading Minds 618 371 IEEE Pulse

When you see or think about an object, your brain engages in a unique pattern of activity tied specifically to that object. That’s how you know a cat is a…

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Moving Objects with Your Mind

Moving Objects with Your Mind

Author(s): Jim Banks
Moving Objects with Your Mind 618 371 IEEE Pulse

The best ideas are often simple in nature, though complex in detail, and great in potential. The stentrode is a perfect example, combining the familiar off-the-shelf technologies of a stent…

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From Brain to Body

From Brain to Body

Author(s): Mary Bates
From Brain to Body 618 371 IEEE Pulse

Paralysis, whether caused by spinal cord injury, neurodegenerative disease, or other factors, poses a host of issues for patients. These include not just the inability to move parts of their…

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The Virtual Human Project

Optimizing Electric-Field Delivery for tDCS

Author(s): Pedro C. Miranda, Ricardo Salvador, Cornelia Wenger, Sofia R. Fernandes
Optimizing Electric-Field Delivery for tDCS 618 371 IEEE Pulse

Noninvasive electrical stimulation of the central nervous system is attracting increasing interest from the clinical and academic communities as well as from high-tech companies. This interest was sparked by two…

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