Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100: BRAIN WAVES

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Recent work at the University of South Florida by Professor Marvin Andujar, Director of the Neuro-Machine Interaction Lab, is demonstrating just how far we can go in capturing external activity through brain waves alone. By strapping an electric cap dotted with sensors on a participant, electric signals in the brain spawn colors and shapes on a blank screen in front of the participant. While USF’s experiments were designed to assist ADHD patients to improve their attention spans through brain painting, the technology, also being tested in other university settings to assist patients with spinal cord injuries, continues to successfully advance the research.

Originally posted for the Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100.

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