In this month’s mini-lecture, I discuss work being done with brain-computer interfaces and challenges this technology may face in the future.



Additional Learning Resources


  • Brain-Computer Interface fact sheet (ALSA). [PDF]
  • Wolpaw, J. R., Birbaumer, N., Heetderks, W. J., McFarland, D. J., Peckham, P. H., Schalk, G., … & Vaughan, T. M. (2000). Brain-computer interface technology: a review of the first international meeting. IEEE transactions on rehabilitation engineering8(2), 164-173. [PDF]
  • Kübler, A., Nijboer, F., Mellinger, J., Vaughan, T. M., Pawelzik, H., Schalk, G., … & Wolpaw, J. R. (2005). Patients with ALS can use sensorimotor rhythms to operate a brain-computer interface. Neurology64(10), 1775-1777. [PDF]
  • Buch, E., Weber, C., Cohen, L. G., Braun, C., Dimyan, M. A., Ard, T., … & Birbaumer, N. (2008). Think to move: a neuromagnetic brain-computer interface (BCI) system for chronic stroke. Stroke39(3), 910-917. [LINK]


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