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Computer Device Allows Paralyzed Man to Regain Movement

Six years after an accident left him paralyzed, Ian Burkhart has regained the ability to move his hands, pinch objects, pick up bottles, even play Guitar Hero. How? Burkhart’s brain has been wired to a computer that eavesdrops on activity in his motor cortex, and understands how he wants to move. The computer then transmits [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Study: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) can reduce fatigue in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Shown to Reduce Fatigue Associated with Multiple Sclerosis (NYU Lagone Health press release): “People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who underwent a non-invasive form of electrical brain stimulation experienced significant reductions in fatigue, a common and often debilitating symptom of the disease…When compared to patients who were enrolled in a placebo arm [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SharpBrains Announces new Brainnovations Pitch Contest and ‘Sharp Tank’ to promote Brain Health & Enhancement in the Digital Age

By: SharpBrains In order to spark innovative collaborations between brain scientists, technologists and entrepreneurs worldwide, independent market research firm SharpBrains has launched a Brainnovations Pitch Contest open to startups harnessing brain research and emerging technologies to help every human being thrive in the digital age. The Call for Submissions is open until October 31st, 11 [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Tips for Keeping Your Brain Healthy and Active

The end of summer is approaching, which means it’s time for adults and professionals to recapture a “back to school” discipline, including positive health habits to last through the end of the year. Among a self-care regiment, it’s important to include activities that keep your brain healthy and active. For some tips on how to [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Y Combinator-backed mindfulness app Simple Habit raises $2.5 million

By Ryan Lawler  Mindfulness app Simple Habit was built to help users relieve stress and build healthier lives with more than 1,000 guided meditation sessions available to users. To continue growing, the company has raised $2.5 million from investors that include New Enterprise Associates, Fabrice Grinda’s FJ Labs, Foundation Capital, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston and Gusto CEO Josh Reeves. Simple [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

These Mindful Dating Apps Can Help You Create A Conscious Relationship

by Patricia Karpas Today, people use the word "mindful" to describe a host of behaviors—work, eating, communication, and more. It tends to be shorthand to describe the "deliberate act of paying attention to the present moment, without judgment."
 While mindfulness has gained traction as a trend, most of us are more familiar with what it feels [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EEG hardware hack uses blink detection and predictive text for hands-free typing

Hardware is hard at the best of times. But software developer Patrick Morris-Suzuki set himself the ambitious challenge of creating a blink-detecting system for hands-free typing during an overnight hackathon here at TechCrunch Disrupt New York 2017. The hack was inspired by Facebook’s demo at F8 last month, when the company revealed it’s working on building a brain-computer interface. [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global EEG Biometric Technology Market 2017 by Industry Analysis – IMotions, NeuroSky, Pinnacle Technology, Nymi, B-Secur

The Global EEG Biometric Technology Industry report gives a comprehensive account of the Global EEG Biometric Technology market. Details such as the size, key players, segmentation, SWOT analysis, most influential trends, and business environment of the market are mentioned in this report. The report features an up-to-date data on key companies product details, revenue figures, [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The augmented reality landscape shows 60% growth in startups focused on enterprise

The Venture Reality Fund released its augmented reality landscape for the second quarter, and the research shows that 150 companies are focused on a wide range of AR technologies. The Venture Reality Fund, which has raised $50 million to invest in AR and virtual reality startups, said it saw a 60 percent increase in the [...]

By |July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Electrical Brain Stimulation Could “Awaken” Comatose People

WAKING THE BRAIN After experiencing a severe brain injury, people can slip into a coma. Some of these people begin to show signs of intermittent awareness, but are still not able to communicate. This state is called “minimal consciousness,” and it can leave friends and loved ones of those who are trapped in it feeling [...]

By |July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments