Mind over matter Brain Computer Interface Technology
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Background Definition Brain computer interface is a direct communication pathway between a brain and an external device. It can be used to accomplish a task without requiring motor output. Two major control strategies completion are goal selection annd process control.
Interesting observations Electroencephalograph (EEG) Least invasive Safer Two people thinking: “How are you?”
Interesting observations Future Applications Gaming Medical
Key takeaways messages “If you think a remote control is convenient, imagine changing channels with your mind”. “The brain is incredibly complex. To say that all thoughts or actions are the result of simple electric signals in the brain is a gross understatement.”
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