Media & PR

Our work has been prominently featured in many prominent local, national, and international media outlets. We feel honored that this gives us a chance to share our enthusiasm for neuroscience and neurotechnologies not only with scientists but also with the general public. Videos regarding our work with BCI2000 and other technologies may be found here.

NY state lab hosts new NIH-supported center for adaptive technologies
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The state Health Department’s Wadsworth Center laboratories are now home to a one-of-its-kind National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies. The designation recognizes work done at Wadsworth for more than 30 years under Dr. Jonathan R. Wolpaw and Dr. Gerwin Schalk.

Our Paper Prominently Featured on Frontiers Front Page
Monday, June 29, 2015

Our paper titled, "Brain-to-Text: Decoding Spoken Phrases from Phone Representations in the Brain" was featured on the front page of Frontiers!

Mind-Reading Program Translates Thoughts into Text
Monday, June 22, 2015

Popular Science highlighted the National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies study "Brain-to-text: decoding spoken phrases from phone representations in the brain". The full-length article by Christian Herff is available online at frontiersin.org.

This Device Reads Your Mind and Types Your Thoughts
Friday, June 19, 2015

The Motherboard (VICE News) highlighted the National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies study "Brain-to-text: decoding spoken phrases from phone representations in the brain". The full-length article by Christian Herff is available online at frontiersin.org.

Albany Med professor named Fulbright scholar
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

An Albany Medical College professor has been named a Fulbright scholar for his role in the development of brain mapping techniques in the United States and Italy. Since 2012, Dr. Anthony Ritaccio has worked with Dr. Gerwin Schalk to oversee an international partnership to create a brain-computer interface (BCI) lab in southern Italy.

Our Brain Mapping Research Showcased at International Workshop
Friday, November 14, 2014

Dr. Ritaccio and Gerwin Schalk, Ph.D., associate professor of neurology at Albany Medical College and research scientist at the Wadsworth Center, are conducting BCI research funded by a multi-million dollar grant from the United States Department of Defense, and are currently leading an international academic partnership to create a research lab in Italy modeled after the BCI lab at Albany Med/Wadsworth through a three-million euro ($3.7 million) grant from the European Union.

Neuroprosthetics
Saturday, November 1, 2014

Linking the human nervous system to computers is providing unprecedented control of artificial limbs and restoring lost sensory function. Our work in ECoG is one of the featured advances featured in this article.

Mind Readers At Work
Monday, July 28, 2014

The UC Berkeley Social Science Matrix highlighted the National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies study "Decoding spectrotemporal features of overt and covert speech from the human cortex". The full-length article by Stéphanie Martin and Peter Brunner is available online at frontiersin.org.

NeuroLutions makes technology to help retrain brain damaged by stroke
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Dr. Schalk is the co-founder of NeuroLutions, a company that is making some of the equipment to help a patient retrain their brain because it has been damaged by a stroke.

Humans Computers And Everything in Between: Towards Synthetic Telepathy
Thursday, May 1, 2014

A summary of advances towards synthetic telepathy and the associated technologies, including Schalk Lab's recent army-funded identification of spoken and imagined words using EEG.

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