Jose L Contreras-Vidal

Mar. 05, 2010

From Thought To Movement

Researchers have recorded the brain signals responsible for movement outside the brain and used them to reconstruct hand movement in three dimensions.

brain, neural interface, prosthetic

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

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