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Brain-computer interface: huge potential benefits and formidable challenges

Brain-computer interface: huge potential benefits and formidable challenges

Study: First independent in-home use of brain-computer interface by ALS patients shows promise

Study: First independent in-home use of brain-computer interface by ALS patients shows promise

First-ever communication App launched for immobilized patients

First-ever communication App launched for immobilized patients

New technology enables “completely locked-in” patients to communicate

New technology enables “completely locked-in” patients to communicate

Brain-computer interface could revolutionize lives of people with completely locked-in syndrome

Brain-computer interface could revolutionize lives of people with completely locked-in syndrome

Researchers compare how neuronal activity differs in conscious and anesthetized mice

Researchers compare how neuronal activity differs in conscious and anesthetized mice

EEG could be strong indicator of awareness levels in patients with disorders of consciousness

EEG could be strong indicator of awareness levels in patients with disorders of consciousness

New device turns paralysis victims' breath into words

New device turns paralysis victims' breath into words

Loyola neurologist lists seven surprising things about strokes

Loyola neurologist lists seven surprising things about strokes

Novel technology to block human infections receives I-Corps grant

Novel technology to block human infections receives I-Corps grant

PET scan can identify vegetative patients who have potential for long-term recovery

PET scan can identify vegetative patients who have potential for long-term recovery

Researchers use technology to help immobilized stroke survivors regain some independence

Researchers use technology to help immobilized stroke survivors regain some independence

Pupil responses allow communication in locked-in syndrome

Pupil responses allow communication in locked-in syndrome

BrainAble project to offer benefits for people with motor disabilities

BrainAble project to offer benefits for people with motor disabilities

Machine-learning methods show that patients with severe brain injury could communicate accurately

Machine-learning methods show that patients with severe brain injury could communicate accurately

Researchers predict human's desired movements using brain signals

Researchers predict human's desired movements using brain signals

fMRI reveals complexity of consciousness

fMRI reveals complexity of consciousness

Survey: 72% of locked-in syndrome patients are happy

Survey: 72% of locked-in syndrome patients are happy

Researchers decode words from brain signals in paralyzed people

Researchers decode words from brain signals in paralyzed people

Unique device helps disabled people navigate wheelchairs by sniffing

Unique device helps disabled people navigate wheelchairs by sniffing