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Large-scale brain projects - future directions and possibilities in brain research

What are the future directions and possibilities in brain research?

What are the international endeavours being made towards advancing neurotechnology?

Find out the answers at Tübingen Neurotech 2014

1st Tübingen Symposium on Current Topics in Neurotechnology - from Basic Research to Medical Application - July 1, Reutlingen, Germany; …

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Added by Alfred Stett on June 24, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

What do deactivations in neuroimaging mean?

By now, we’re all familiar with the colourful spots and blobs associated with brain imaging. The assumption is often that areas which ‘light up’ are increasingly activated – and are, as such, implicitly more ‘important’ – in the task under study. But researchers using brain imaging techniques know this to be untrue...more

Added by Dave J Hayes on November 30, 2013 at 10:05pm — No Comments

Free webinar - Wireless EEG



g.tec introduces free online webinars about wireless EEG recording with the g.NAUTILUS system.

Register now!



Find information under http://www.gtec.at/News-Events/Webinars…

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Added by Armin Schnürer on October 8, 2013 at 2:25am — No Comments

Checkout g.NAUTILUS: the new wireless biosignal acquisition system

g.tec's wireless EEG system with active electrodes.

It sets a new standard of usability.

Also available with active dry electrodes.



The tiny and lightweight device is attached to the EEG cap to avoid cable movements and to allow completely free movements. In combination with g.tec’s active electrode technology, you will get top quality EEG recordings from 32/16/8 channels within few minutes. Just put on the cap, add a bit of gel in each electrode, and start your recording. A…

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Added by Armin Schnürer on September 10, 2013 at 4:27am — No Comments

Facial on the cortex

Dear All :

Do you know any book or article to have figures or images (Ct or MRI ) for facial motor presentation on  the  cortex and sub-cortical area  ( as functional  and anatomical pathway )?

Added by reza bavarsad shahripour on August 18, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

g.VIBROTACTILEp300 - A P300 Brain-Computer Interface using vibrotactile stimulation

Available as a 2-, 3- and 8-channel vibrotactile P300 based BCI control

However, P300 BCIs based on visual stimuli do not work with patients who lost their vision. Auditory paradigms can also be implemented using a frequent stimulus with a certain frequency and an…

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Added by Armin Schnürer on August 5, 2013 at 5:11am — No Comments

mindBEAGLE: A new system for consciousness assessment and communication for patients with DOC (disorders of consciousness).

Brain’s electrical activity may provide the only direct path to a patient’s mental state assessment.

Over 40% of patients diagnosed as vegetative

are reclassified as (at least) minimally conscious

when assessed by expert teams.





The mindBEAGLE®system consists of a portable medical grade biosignal amplifier, an EEG cap with active electrodes,

a standard laptop computer with the mindBEAGLE® software, in-ear phones for auditory stimulation and

vibro-tactile…

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Added by Armin Schnürer on July 29, 2013 at 8:46am — 2 Comments

Samsung: Galaxy Note Tablet Controlled by Brain Activity

Samsung is researching how to bring mind control to its mobile devices

with the hope of developing ways for people with mobility impairments to connect

to the world. Therefore they use g.tec's active dry electrode system g.SAHARA.

Check out the video:

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/513861/samsung-demos-a-tablet-controlled-by-your-brain/…

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Added by Armin Schnürer on July 23, 2013 at 3:52am — No Comments

Hyperscanning - Connecting Minds!

Hyperscanning BCI - A P300 based communication tool for several

users to cooperatively and simultaneously spell.



Many futurists believe that people in the distant future will use

advanced technology to work together more directly, something

like a “hive mind”. People could use technology to help them

not just work together but also think together, accomplishing

goals more quickly and effectively. That future may not be so distant.…

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Added by Armin Schnürer on July 15, 2013 at 8:35am — No Comments

Call for Book Chapters: BCI

Call for Book Chapters

Brain Computer Interfaces:Current Trends and Applications

To be published by: …

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Added by Ahmad Taher Azar on July 14, 2013 at 11:28am — No Comments

Brainpainting - paint by thoughts!

When art overcomes disabilities...

g.tec integrates a landmark painting application into intendix® personal Brain-Computer Interface.

Before children start to write, they first learn to draw. Drawing is one of the oldest techniques humans have been using to communicate and visualize ideas, knowledge and emotions. There are cave paintings made 40,000 years ago, and people still use painting to express things that cannot be communicated through…

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Added by Armin Schnürer on July 8, 2013 at 10:13am — No Comments

Modeling Brain-Computer Interfaces

We discern, from the everyday practices we engage in, essence[s] of this or that practice and use these essences to guide our practices as we see fit.  That’s all there’s to math.

Consider, for example, the practice of translation with which we all are quite familiar, by virtue of actually participating in the practice of translation.  Having looked at the Telugu [language] meaning of one too many English words in a English --> Telugu…

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Added by Venkata Rayudu Posina on July 2, 2013 at 5:13am — No Comments

[cortiQ] Rapid functional mapping of the cortex using ECoG!

The new cortiQ system version 1.0 is now available. www.cortiq.eu

CortiQ is a system for rapid functional mapping of the cortex using the electrocorticogram (ECoG).



It was developed to:



#optimize surgical procedures

#minimize the burdon for the patient

#reduce risk for patients

#reduce hostpial time and costs





We are happy to announce version 1.0!…



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Added by Armin Schnürer on July 1, 2013 at 7:39am — No Comments

Collaborator in Brain Research

I am an associate professor at Saint Peter’s University.  My research interest is in cognitive modeling.  The research is in semantic modeling of language in computational linguistics and in brain-style modeling.  

As part of my dissertation at Stevens Institute of Technology I developed a mathematical technique that I use in my linguistic research.   The technique is able to determine partial semantics of sentences. 

 

I believe that a similar type of technique could be used…

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Added by Marcia T. Mitchell on June 13, 2013 at 9:37am — No Comments

[WINNER] BCI Award 2013

We are proud to announce the winner for the annual BCI Award 2013!

....the winner is: M. C. Dadarlat, J. E. O’Doherty, P. N. Sabes: 

Congratulation!

Read more: www.bci-award.com

Added by Armin Schnürer on June 10, 2013 at 9:55am — No Comments

BCI Meeting 2013 in Asilomar

Visit us at the g.tec workshops at the BCI Meeting 2013 in Asilomar!

We are looking forward to meet you there!

Details: http://bcimeeting.org/2013/workshops.html

The meeting will be held at Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California from June 3rd - 7th, 2013.

"The meeting will be organized, as before, with presentations, workshops, poster sessions, and BCI demonstrations, along with…

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Added by Armin Schnürer on May 28, 2013 at 4:34am — No Comments

BCI Award 2013 - Nominees

We are proud to announce the 10 nominated projects for the BCI Award 2013!

This year, 169 top-level research projects were submitted from all over the world!

The jury, chaired by Theresa Vaughan, carefully scores 10 nominated projects, and then selects the winner for the Annual BCI Research Award 2013.

Have a look: http://www.bci-award.com/…

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Added by Armin Schnürer on May 17, 2013 at 5:29am — No Comments

NEUROFAIR 2013 at Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dear …
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Added by Michael (King-Hwa) Ling on May 9, 2013 at 1:01pm — No Comments

REWARD & PUNISHMENT IN THE MIRROR NEURON NETWORK

A new study shows that reward and punishment can influence the mirror neuron related activity in the brain. Therefore the degree to which we simulate others' actions could be driven by the reward values we associate with the actions, which is likely to be different depending upon the context. This provides neural evidence that our ability to learn social skills during development through observing others' behaviour is also affected by how much we value others' behaviour.…

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Added by Elliot Clayton Brown on April 17, 2013 at 6:31pm — No Comments

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