#Brain

AI ‘locked in’ person to write with his mind

10 months ago — Quick Read

A team of researchers have managed to double the speed at which paralyzed people can communicate by allowing them to simply 'imagine' writing with their hand. The experiment aimed to...

What neuroscientists are learning about our brains in space by launching themselves into zero gravity flight

11 months ago — Deep Dive

More than 500 people have travelled into space to date and, while we know a little about how life without gravity affects our physical health, we know almost nothing about...

Linking brains to computers: how new implants are helping us achieve this goal

11 months ago — Quick Read

Cyborgs are no longer science fiction. The field of brain-machine interfaces (BMI) – which use electrodes, often implanted into the brain, to translate neuronal information into commands capable of controlling...

New 3-D imaging technique reveals stunning images of the brain at work

2 years ago — Long Read

Engineers at MIT have revealed a stunning new 3-D imaging technique which reveals how neurons connect throughout the brain. The researchers released this image of the entire fruit fly brain....

Study shows that during a heat-wave we actually can’t think straight

2 years ago — Long Read

It's not just you. A new paper from Harvard researchers has shown that when it gets hot it really is more difficult to think straight. With temperatures continuing to hit...

The Moment – a movie you control with your mind?

2 years ago — Quick Read

A graduate student at the University of Nottingham has just released a new film which you control with your mind. Richard Ramchurn, a graduate student from the University of Nottingham,...