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DARPA-funded Efforts in the Development of Novel Brain–Computer Interface Technologies. Abstract The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has funded innovative scientific research and technology developments in the field of brain–computer interfaces (BCI) since the 1970s.

DARPA-funded Efforts in the Development of Novel Brain–Computer Interface Technologies

Ahmad Ali's answer to Productivity: What is the best study method. Ahmad Ali's answer to Productivity: What is the best study method. Amber Case: We are all cyborgs now. Future - Beyond human: How I became a cyborg. When writer Frank Swain joined the ranks of the cyborgs, he discovered that it meant losing control of a part of his body.

Future - Beyond human: How I became a cyborg

In the first of our Beyond Human series, he explores why enhancing the senses raises surprising personal and ethical problems. Listen: What does red or green sound like? In the clip above from BBC Radio 4’s Hack My Hearing, Frank Swain meets an artist who created a unique device allowing him to hear colours. Body swapping: the science behind the switch. Wearable Neurocam. Gender Swap – Experiment with The Machine to Be Another. Gender Swap - Experiment with The Machine to Be Another. Mice can 'warn' sons, grandsons of dangers via sperm › News in Science (ABC Science) News in Science Monday, 2 December 2013 ABC.

Mice can 'warn' sons, grandsons of dangers via sperm › News in Science (ABC Science)

The Pomodoro Technique® What is The Pomodoro Technique?

The Pomodoro Technique®

EASY for anyone to use! Improves productivity IMMEDIATELY! FUN to do! Why Pomodoro? The Pomodoro Technique isn’t like any other time-management method on the market today. Injectable, Cellular-Scale Optoelectronics with Applications for Wireless Optogenetics. Successful integration of advanced semiconductor devices with biological systems will accelerate basic scientific discoveries and their translation into clinical technologies.

Injectable, Cellular-Scale Optoelectronics with Applications for Wireless Optogenetics

In neuroscience generally, and in optogenetics in particular, the ability to insert light sources, detectors, sensors, and other components into precise locations of the deep brain yields versatile and important capabilities. Here, we introduce an injectable class of cellular-scale optoelectronics that offers such features, with examples of unmatched operational modes in optogenetics, including completely wireless and programmed complex behavioral control over freely moving animals. The ability of these ultrathin, mechanically compliant, biocompatible devices to afford minimally invasive operation in the soft tissues of the mammalian brain foreshadow applications in other organ systems, with potential for broad utility in biomedical science and engineering.

Non-Invasive Brain-to-Brain Interface (BBI): Establishing Functional Links between Two Brains. Transcranial focused ultrasound (FUS) is capable of modulating the neural activity of specific brain regions, with a potential role as a non-invasive computer-to-brain interface (CBI).

Non-Invasive Brain-to-Brain Interface (BBI): Establishing Functional Links between Two Brains

Apps use brainwaves to guide, improve meditation. A Brain-to-Brain Interface for Real-Time Sharing of Sensorimotor Information : Scientific Reports. In our training paradigm, animals learned basic elements of the tasks prior to participating in any BTBI experiments.

A Brain-to-Brain Interface for Real-Time Sharing of Sensorimotor Information : Scientific Reports

First, prospective encoder rats were trained to respond to either tactile or visual stimuli until they reached 95% correct trials accuracy. The Amazing Story Of The $300 Glasses That Correct Colorblindne. If it were up to academia, Changizi's story might have ended there.

The Amazing Story Of The $300 Glasses That Correct Colorblindne

"I started out in math and physics, trying to understand the beauty in these fields," he says, "You are taught, or come to believe, that applying something useful is inherently not interesting. " Not only did Changizi manage to beat that impulse out of himself, but he and Tim Barber, a friend from middle school, teamed up several years ago to form a joint research institute. 2AI Labs allows the pair to focus on research into cognition and perception in humans and machines, and then to commercialize it.

The most recent project? A pair of glasses with filters that just happen to cure colorblindness. Untitled. February 19th, 2013 | by Charles Q.

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Choi Temporary electronic tattoos could soon help people fly drones with only thought and talk seemingly telepathically without speech over smartphones, researchers say. Commanding machines using the brain is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Is bionic vision about to become a reality? Visionary: Is groundbreaking technology close to restore sight to the visually impared without the need for surgery?

Is bionic vision about to become a reality?

Bionic vision was once the preserve of futuristic technology shows. But those Tomorrow’s World days could soon be reality, with a pair of glasses linked to a computer offering hope to thousands of visually impaired people in Britain. Current technology that can give profoundly blind people a form of sight through a retinal implant is expensive and invasive, so developing an affordable, non-invasive alternative would be a welcome improvement. And this is exactly what scientists at the University of Oxford are working on and will be showcasing at the Science Uncovered event at the Natural History Museum in London this week.

Insect drives robot to track down smells (w/ video) Emotions are included. New Republic has an interesting piece on how corporations enforce ‘emotional labour’ in their workforce – checking that they are being sufficiently passionate about their work and caring to their customers. It focuses on the UK sandwich chain Pret who send a mystery shopper to each outlet weekly and “If the employee who rings up the sale is appropriately ebullient, then everyone in the shop gets a bonus. If not, nobody does.” Labor of Love. Technology - Will we ever… have cyborg brains? After recent triumphs showing that implants could repair lost brain function, Martin W. Angler explores how soon we can use this technology for creating enhanced humans. The revolutionary 'contact lens' loaded with stem cells that restores sight - by helping the eye heal itself naturally. Text messages direct to your contact lens.

Neurorobotics: Brain Machine Interfaces. Hyperscanning - the g.tec way of wishing "Merry Christmas" Neuroscience: The mind reader. Identity. Reading Visual Braille with a Retinal Prosthesis. 1Second Sight Medical Products, Sylmar, CA, USA 2Brigham Young University – Idaho, Rexburg, ID, USA 3UMR-S 968, Institut de la Vision, Paris, France 4CIC INSERM DHOS 503, National Ophthalmology Hospital, Paris, France.

The remote control helicopter you can control with your mind. The man who hears colour. 15 February 2012Last updated at 15:37 Artist Neil Harbisson is completely colour-blind. Here, he explains how a camera attached to his head allows him to hear colour. World Wide Mind. Brain Computer Interface used to control the movement and actions of an android robot. Researchers at the CNRS-AIST Joint Robotics Laboratory and the CNRS-LIRMM Interactive Digital Human group, are working on ways to control robots via thought alone. Amputee makes history controlling two modular prosthetic limbs. A Colorado man made history at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) this summer when he became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of the Laboratory's Modular Prosthetic Limbs.