Music of the mind: a stunning string quartet created through brainwaves

‘Activating Memory’ is a composition for a string quartet with each of the instruments’ parts generated through a Brain-Computer Music Interfacing (BCMI) program. This program directly accesses the brain via electroencephalogram (EEG) technology, allowing four [...]

By |November 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meditation Apps, Nootropics, And Mood-Enhancing Wearables: 17 Startups Boosting The Brain

A few startups are focused on stress reduction and cognitive enhancement, but others on more serious problems like depression and nervous system diseases. The brain is relatively uncharted territory for tech. Harvard University geneticist George [...]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virtual Reality Helps Legally Blind Man See Clearly For The First Time

By JOE DURBIN, A solitary plinth stands in the center of a dark room. It is completely surrounded by glowing computer screens of various sizes. Each of these screens is a portal to a different [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Four projects garner $1.7 million from federal BRAIN initiative

By Robert Sanders Four UC Berkeley research teams will share $1.7 million from the federal government’s BRAIN initiative, part of $70 million in new grants announced Thursday, Oct. 13, by the National Institutes of Health. [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Science and technology will make mental and emotional wellbeing scalable, accessible, and cheap

By Nichol Bradford Ask yourself a simple question.  If it were an issue for you, what would you pay to get rid of stress, anxiety, loneliness, sadness, physical and mental pain, or depression?  Or conversely, [...]

By |October 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can Meditation Help Pain After Surgery?

By LUCETTE LAGNADO Doctors at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital are testing if meditation can reduce patients’ needs for narcotic painkillers after back surgery Patients who have back surgery, a procedure that can cause severe [...]

By |September 25th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments