Media & PR

Our work has been prominently featured in many local, national, and international media outlets. We feel honored for the opportunity to disseminate our knowledge of neuroscience and neurotechnologies to the general public, and to share our enthusiastic vision for the future. Videos regarding our work with BCI2000 and other technologies may be found here.

'Soonish' Predicts World-Changing Tech: Author Q&A
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Science writers Kelly and Zach Weinersmith combined humorous illustrations with serious investigative reporting to explain futuristic technology, such as brain-computer interfaces, cheap spaceflight, personalized disease treatment, shapeshifting robots, and 3D printed food. Dr. Gerwin Schalk shared his mind-blowing view for the future of brain computer interface; humans connecting their thoughts together in a giant cloud.

Ten Technologies That Will Change Our Lives, Soonish
Monday, October 16, 2017

Zach and Kelly Weinersmith, a cartoonist and a parasite researcher, enlisted an army of scientists, researchers and even a Nobel Prize laureate to help them break down some really complicated science in a funny, everyday voice, punctuated by laugh-out-loud comic panels. Among the enlisted scientists, Dr. Gerwin Schalk shared his mind-blowing views on brain computer interfaces.

Clinic provides hope for athletes with brain injuries: 'This is going to be huge'
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Pure Recovery California Center rehabilitates NFL, college and high school football players suffering from the effects of repeated and severe brain trauma. They apply therapies that have been successfully used in patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Parkinson’s Disease, and in stroke recovery. This approach is endorsed by Dr. Gerwin Schalk, deputy director of the National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies.

Mind-controlled device helps stroke patients retrain brains to move paralyzed hands
Friday, May 26, 2017

Stroke patients who learned to use their minds to open and close a plastic brace fitted over their paralyzed hands gained some ability to control their own hands when they were not wearing the brace, according to a new study. The participants, all of whom had moderate to severe paralysis, showed significant improvement in grasping objects.

Elon Musk building brain-computer interface to protect against AI singularity
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Elon Musk's next project, neural lace, aims to establish a direct uplink from the brain to the Internet, operating at the speed of thought. He envisions that this technology will place humans ahead of evolving machine intelligence.

For a Brain-Computer Interface that Actually Works, Are Holograms Our Only Hope?
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hardware visionary Mary Lou Jepsen’s upcoming wearable MRI promises to allow us to directly connect our brains to a computer, using holographic technology.

How Advances In Bioengineering Are Allowing People To Unlock Natural Resilience
Friday, April 28, 2017

How are advances in bioengineering allowing people to unlock natural resilience? This article originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world - and features work in our lab.

Facebook demonstrates brain-computer interfaces at its annual F8 developer conference
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

In its annual F8 developer conference, Facebook highlighted a video from our collaborative study "Brain-to-text: decoding spoken phrases from phone representations in the brain" to demonstrate state-of-the-art technologies that allow people to communicate with computers using their thoughts. See 09:08 min into the movie.

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