Mind over Matter

This group at Brown University is trying to develop an implantable electrode array that will transmit your thoughts into a corresponding action via a connected computer, robot, or electrodes elsewhere in your body.

Currently, they are working to provide patients with debilitating diseases, like locked-in syndrome, with more physical control in their lives. These research efforts will prove to be critical stepping stones for making neuron devices commonplace prosthetics and cosmetics in our culture.

The research group is also trying to finance a company, called Cyberkinetics, Inc., to help bring these new technologies into the marketplace.

[Read the Article from Brown Alumni Magazine Online]

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Last updated November 23, 2020