Center For Innovation In Neuroscience and Technology
Neuroprosthetics

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BCI control of the video game Space Invaders

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The patient is controlling his cannon by using both real and imagined hand and tongue movements. The signals are recorded from the surface of his brain, known as electrocorticography (ECoG), and the cortical changes that are associated with his motor intentions are detected by a computer and converted to machine commands (i.e., moving the shooting cannon).

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