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Scientists Find Out What Staring at a Smartphone Does to a Kid’s Brain

Scientists Find Out What Staring at a Smartphone Does to a Kid’s Brain

Neetu Chandak | Contributor The first wave of data from a National Institute of Health (NIH) study found kids exposed to screens — like those on smartphones and tablets — for more than two hours a day had lower scores on thinking and language tests. Brain scans of nine- and ten-year-olds also showed early thinning […]

Brainwave-to-speech system under study: Grant funds research into aid for communication

Brainwave-to-speech system under study: Grant funds research into aid for communication

A California Lutheran University faculty member has received a $67,000 grant to assess whether a new brain-computer interface can efficiently help nonverbal people to speak. Edlyn Peña, co-director of Cal Lutheran’s Autism and Communication Center, received the one-year grant from the Disability Communications Fund. The research ties into a fund priority to encourage the development […]

Watch: World’s First Brain Interface Controlled Drone Race

Watch: World’s First Brain Interface Controlled Drone Race

A Fascinating Being

A Fascinating Being