Jun 29, 2022

Scientists Claim to Improve Human Brain Function With Implants and AI

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“The analogy I often use is an electric bike,” he added. “When someone’s pedaling but having difficulty, the bike senses it and augments it. We’ve made the equivalent of that for human mental function.”

Participants in the trial reported that their anxiety got better once the system jumped into action, mostly due to the fact that they had more cognitive control and were able to shift their focus better.

“This could be a totally new approach in treating mental illness,” Widge said. “Instead of trying to suppress symptoms, we could give patients a tool that lets them take control of their own minds.”

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