Tag Archives: Neuroscience

17Aug/20

Neurotechnology Introduces BrainAccess Development Kit for Brain-Computer Interface Applications

Neurotechnology today announced the launch of the BrainAccess Development Kit. The kit offers a full dry-contact electroencephalography (EEG) solution including the electrodes, headware, electroencephalograph, EEG signal acquisition and processing software and brain-computer interface (BCI) example algorithms. The BrainAccess Development Kit can be used to develop applications where a person controls a computer or other device through activities such as eye movements, visual focus, relaxation state or other subtle changes that can be detected in the user’s EEG signal patterns. Read more

21Nov/17

Brain activity shows dogs learn in their sleep, say Hungarian scientists

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (NOVEMBER 17, 2017) (REUTERS) – Scientists in Hungary say they have measured brain activity in dogs which shows they learn during their sleep.
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25Sep/17

Our sleep patterns inherited from hunter-gatherers, says study

A study of a remote Africa tribe wearing actigraphs suggests for the first time that a 50-year-old theory on animal sleep patterns applies to humans, as Jim Drury reports. Continue reading

15Aug/17

Blue light from electronic devices has negative impact on sleep, study says

Looking at digital devices at night could be ruining our sleep, according to the authors of a new study. Continue reading

14Aug/17

Study claims shooter games can harm the brain

A new study by the University of Montreal has found that different types of games can impact the human brain both positively and negatively. Continue reading

06Jul/17

Hackers may be able to predict passwords through brainwaves, according to study

A new study shows hackers could learn your passwords by using algorithms to learn the patterns of brainwaves through the use of EEG headsets. Continue reading

21Mar/17

Tiny predator is Top Gun of the insect world

A tiny fly, the size of a grain of rice, could be the Top Gun of the insect world after Cambridge scientists identified its remarkable ability to detect and intercept its prey mid-air, as Stuart McDill reports. Continue reading

20Sep/15

Scientists use brainwaves to help disabled gain mobility

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (REUTERS) – South Korean researchers have developed a machine that could read the minds of the disabled and transform their lives.
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25Aug/15

Dementia costs could top $1 trln by 2018

Someone develops dementia every three seconds, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International.

And there are close to 47 million people already living with the disease.
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