Painting with Your Brain While Not Moving a Muscle

I’m excited by the new wave of brain-computer interface systems that enable ‘locked-in’ patients, such as those with ALS and paralyzing injuries, to communicate, create art, compose music and other things never before possible. The videos below demonstrate two of these systems, BrainGate and a ‘brain-painting’ interface being developed at the University of Virginia. 

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  2. Research has already demonstrated the brain’s ability to move a cursor on a computer screen merely through thoughts. Other research indicates meditation can slow the progression of HIV and the military is presently working on communication between soldiers on the battle field that is essentially based on telepathy.

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