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The purpose of this research is to develop tools to help people who are paralyzed. These tools are called brain-computer interfaces (BCIs). BCIs would let a person use brain signals to operate technology. The investigators want to make a BCI that can be used to operate commercially available technologies for communication, environmental control or computer access. The BCI would replace a switch to let people operate these technologies without moving. However, the investigators need people to test the BCI so they can see how well it can replace a switch. The investigators want to understand how well it can work so they can make it useful for people who are paralyzed.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Brain Computer Interface Switch
University of Michigan Direct Brain Interface Project
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University of Michigan
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:54-0400
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