Brain-Computer Interfaces Offer Hope for the Medically-Compromised Patient

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The brain may need new BCI interfaces in order to help restore lost abilities to patients formerly found to have little hope from medicine alone. The development of brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) has transformed how we connect with and comprehend the human brain. BCIs provide hope for individuals who are medically challenged with severe physical disabilities, neurological conditions, or injuries that limit their capacity to communicate or connect with the outside world. But, thanks to the inclusion of AI technology, thoughts can now be “read.” We now have new options thanks to BCIs and AI, which allow direct brain-to-external-device communication. One…...

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Patricia Farrell Patricia Farrell is a licensed clinical psychologist in New Jersey and Florida in the United States, a published author, former psychiatric researcher, educator and consultant to WebMD. She specializes in stress and medical illness and has been in the field for over 30 years. Prior to becoming a psychologist, Dr. Farrell held a number of editorial positions in trade magazine publishing and newspaper syndication. Her interests include photography, computers and writing both fiction and non-fiction.