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Mindflex hack

Mindflex hack
Arturo Vidich, Sofy Yuditskaya, and I needed a way to read brains for our Mental Block project last fall. After looking at the options, we decided that hacking a toy EEG would be the cheapest / fastest way to get the data we wanted. Here’s how we did it. The Options A non-exhaustive list of the consumer-level options for building a brain-computer interface: Open EEG offers a wealth of hardware schematics, notes, and free software for building your own EEG system. The Nerosky MindSet is a reasonable deal as well — it’s wireless, supported, and plays nicely with the company’s free developer tools. For our purposes, though, it was still a bit spendy. Given all of this, I think the Mind Flex represents a sweet spot on the price / performance curve. But first, the inevitable caveat: Use extreme caution when working with any kind of voltage around your brain, particularly when wall power is involved. The Hardware Here’s the basic layout of the Mind Flex hardware. The Hack Parts list: Software list:

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MindFlex xbee eeg hack Heyo guys, this is my last ultimate hack for the mindflex. I wanted to reproduced the results of the mindflex as indicated by the manufacturer.The simplest test that can be done with an EEG device is to check if the alpha waves go up significantly when closing your eyes. However doing some test with different subjects (i.e. my guinea pig students/friends) and with or without electrogel I couldn’t find any prove that the neurosky chip is working properly. I will be happy if somebody can reproduce a high alpha activity with closed eyes. I could only see some random peaks in the alpha activity during closed eyes which were not stable.

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