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Device brings silicon computing power to brain research and prosthetics

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new device for connecting the brain directly to silicon-based technologies. While brain-machine interface devices already exist — and are used for prosthetics, disease treatment and brain research — this latest device can record more data while being less intrusive than existing options. “Nobody has taken these 2D silicon… Read More »

Listening to music helps recovery of stroke patients by ‘stimulating their brain’

Listening to music and playing instruments helps stroke patients recover by ‘stimulating their brain and lifting their mood’ Study carried out at  26-bed stroke and rehab unit at Addenbrooke’s hospital Musical instruments helped by improving finger dexterity and cognitive training The mood of the patients was lifted generally, helping them to concentrate  Researchers found repetition… Read More »