Coupling a non invasive brain computer interface with a virtual walking avatar may help those with gait disorders to regain control of their movements, a new study reports.
Newly designed electronic skin allows a robotic hand to sense differences in temperature between hot and cold. Additionally, the skin can interpret computer signals to help the hand reproduce sign language, researchers report.
Mapping brain activity of able body people traversing different terrains on a treadmill may lead to the development of better prosthetics, U of H researchers report.
According to a new study, personality is both stable and malleable across our lifespan.
A new study reports chronic nicotine exposure during pregnancy alters the genetics and dopamine neurons of newborns. The findings could help researchers develop a possible cure for nicotine addiction.
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Findings allow for the development of an autonomously updating brain-machine interface, which is able to improve on its own by learning about its subject without additional programming. The system could help develop new robotic prosthetics, which can perform more naturally.
Older women with type 2 diabetes do not use as much oxygenated blood in their brains as those who do not have the disease. Findings demonstrate alterations in neural blood use are a primary reason for deficits in motor function experienced by those with diabetes.