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  • A brain-computer interface (BCI) is a powerful technology, with proven potential to radically change the way that humans interact with the environment—and with each other. By enabling a connection between our brains and the outside world, BCI technology makes it possible for people who can’t communicate through movement or speech to express their thoughts, enables… Read More»

  • Mobile mental health monitoring has become more popular in recent years thanks to the rise of wearable technology and smartphone use. It’s also become more accepted by mental health professionals. Last year the National Health Service in the UK launched a curated library of approved apps for monitoring and addressing mental health issues [1]. Additionally,… Read More»

  • Woman With ALS with Communication Device

    Mind-Machine Interfaces (MMI) have become popular and increasingly accessible in the entertainment industry for gaming (think Throw Trucks With Your Mind) and for other hobbies (imagine controlling a drone’s flight just by thinking about where it should move). Beyond entertainment, MMI technology has even more potential to change lives by providing vital warning signs to… Read More»

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    The advancement of wireless EEG (electroencephalogram) sensor technology is rapidly changing the way we interact with the world. Through the use of EEG headsets, EEG sensors measure the brain’s electrical activity, or brainwaves. In early research, EEG testing was invasive and complex. It typically involved the use of silver needles and electrode attachments to the scalp,… Read More»

  • Advancements in biosensor technology are revolutionizing the way people monitor their health. Today’s consumers are using apps with built-in wellness metrics on their phones and other handheld devices. According to a study conducted in June 2015 by the NYU Langone Medical Centre, more than 50% of all smart phone users in the United States have… Read More»

  • MindScribe Active Brain to BrainWave Headset to Communication App

    Communication is movement. Whether you’re speaking, signing, writing, typing, or texting, communication from person to person is dependent in some way on the movement of the body. So, what happens when someone can no longer move their body? Diseases like ALS, serious injuries, and other types of trauma can cause locked-in syndrome, which is a… Read More»

  • Therapeutic mindfulness support is becoming more and more available online. Mobile mental health resources can now be accessed as easily as your favorite social media app, and the commercial availability of biosensor-enabled wearables means it’s getting easier to bridge the gap between self-directed mindfulness technology and in-office therapy. Once the exclusive domain of yogis and… Read More»

  • Neuromarketing and EEG: Measuring Engagement in Advertising

    Neuromarketing used to have a bit of a bad reputation. Some people in the scientific community scoffed at the idea of using EEG or other brain-imaging technologies to gather marketing data, and some consumers (who may have misunderstood the purpose of neuromarketing) found it creepy. Neuromarketing isn’t junk science, nor is it a sinister mind-control… Read More»

  • As an athlete, you may spend just as much time preparing for training as you do in the gym or on the track. Meal prepping and ensuring proper nutrition, recovery practices, and researching new tips and techniques are all part of the serious athlete’s routine. Heart rate variability monitoring is one of the most effective… Read More»