Reading the Brain without Poking It

Reading the Brain Without Poking It

New Electrodes May Help Amputees and Paralyzed

The unique thing about this technology is that it provides lots of information out of the brain without having to put the electrodes into the brain.

For people who have lost a limb or are paralyzed, this device should allow a high level of control over a prosthetic limb or computer interface. It will enable people with severe paralysis to interact with their environment using a prosthetic arm or a computer interface that decodes signals from the brain.

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