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Can our thoughts alter our brains?

19:00 EST 6 Nov 2019 | AAAS

(Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences) Brain-computer interfaces (BCI) can measure changes in electrical brain activity that just by thinking about performing a task. These changes can be converted into signals via machine learning, which can operate a computer or a prosthesis. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences and TU Berlin demonstrated that after just one hour's training with a BCI there were significant changes in the brain's structure and function.

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