Restoring the sense of touch with a prosthetic hand through a brain interface

See on Scoop.itBiobit: Computational Neuroscience & Biocomputation

Laying the groundwork for touch-sensitive prosthetic limbs.

Nima Dehghani‘s insight:

Very proper. Electromagnetism can be used to read and "write" neural activity. Glad to see these sorts of experiments as I am working with couple of colleagues on theoretical aspects of stimulation.

 

Commentary in media:

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24401-monkey-feels-touch-with-prosthetic-hand.html#.Ul_djhbSR70

http://machineslikeus.com/news/restoring-touch-prosthetic-hand

See on www.pnas.org

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