Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Human Brain Still Leads
Researchers followed a twenty-five-year-old disabled man as he learned to move objects simply with thought. This ability was made possible by a small electronic device in his brain. The device is a neuromotor prosthesis called BrainGate
The BrainGate device acts as a brain-to-movement system, with the BrainGate system, he was able to guide a computer cursor and control objects on the screen. He could open e-mail .