Fernando Vanderlinde

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Stroke Rehab Gamification: Hangout with Ohio State Wexner Medical Center's Researchers

Stroke rehabilitation can be a monotonous and uninspiring experience, resulting in many patients recovering not as well as they could. We hosted a …

Rehabilitation

Study: Brain scans reveal hidden consciousness in patients

NEW YORK (AP) — A standard brain scanning technique is showing promise for helping doctors distinguish between patients in a vegetative state and …

Consciousness

Real-time Driving of RGB LED Cube using Unity3D

RGB LED cubes are great, but building the cube is only half the battle – they also need to be driven. The larger the cube, the bigger the canvas you …

Arduino

The Top 10 Relationship Deal Breakers, According to Science

And why your S.O.'s negative qualities are so hard to get past.<p>What makes or breaks whether someone wants to see you for more than just one date? A study recently published in the journal <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i> nailed down the top 10 most common deal breakers for short- and …

It's Not All Genes: Getting Evolution Right When Explaining Human Behavior

One thing I've always loved about anthropology is its commitment to understanding humans by bringing to bear two divergent perspectives: evolutionary science, aimed at understanding the contribution of biology to our behavior, and field ethnography, a process whereby the anthropologist works to …

My brain did something crazy and totally new in virtual reality

I have terrible vision. Colorblind, nearsighted, and rocking a severe astigmatism in my left eye, my world is a bit of a cloudy haze. One major consequence of this is an almost total lack of depth perception, due to the imbalance between my peepers.<p>I spent so much time without glasses on as a kid …

Virtual Reality

Samsung patents smart contact lenses with a built-in camera

In the future, we could all be wearing smart contact lenses, like the ones secret agents use in movies.<p>Samsung has been granted a patent in South …

Company claims its brain-zapping headphones will make you a better athlete

Halo says its $549 tDCS headset can boost sports, but lacks peer-reviewed science.<p>Will the future of doping involve zapping your brain with …

DARPA launches Targeted Neuroplasticity Training program to accelerate cognitive skills training

— TNT technology will be designed to safely and precisely modulate peripheral nerves to control synaptic plasticity during cognitive skill …

The Brain

Increased Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment Following TBI

<b>Traumatic brain injury appears to be related to both increased risk and earlier onset of mild cognitive impairment, UT Southwestern Medical Center</b> …

Associated Press News

How Digital Health is Opening Up Communication Between Doctors & Patients

Nothing is more important between a doctor and a patient than communication. The more you communicate, the healthier people get and the more …

Microsoft's new app brings 3D characters to your AR stories

As Microsoft gears up to begin shipping the $3,000 Development Edition of its HoloLens augmented reality headset at the end of this month, the company is showing off one of its first AR apps for content creation. It’s kinda neat, if a bit cheesy.<p>Actiongram lets you create augmented reality stories …

Augmented Reality

Samsung's experimental headphones send electric impulses to your brain

Not to be outdone by Sony's experimental Future Lab hardware, Samsung is showing off a trio of projects from its C-Lab teams. The most intriguing of these three is definitely the Entrim 4D hardware. It looks like a basic pair of over-ear headphones, but they use electrical signals to trick your …

This Robot Has Real Muscles That Let It 'Walk' Towards The Light

It's the first time a bio-bot's locomotion is driven by cells from skeletal muscles<p>For the past few years, scientists have been experimenting with the best way to blend biological and robotic materials. Biological materials, they argue, can help robots in situations where they need to quickly adapt …

Scrap metal madness: Plumber creates DIY ‘firework rocket launcher’ to blow his socks off

In an experiment that most definitely should not be tried at home, Colin Furze built the bizarre device from odd bits of piping that he found in his …

Report: Patients Are Increasingly Using Digital Health to Supplement Doctor Visits

Consumers are increasingly leveraging online resources to both prepare for appointments and validate physician recommendations – moving beyond …

Sony's prototype projector turns any tabletop into a touch-sensitive display

A step toward holograms<p>Sony's Future Lab is a R&D group responsible for taking crazy ideas into the prototype phase, and one impressive vision shown here at SXSW in Austin this week is a projector that turns any flat surface into a screen for light to play on. The "Interactive Tabletop" concept …

Temple selected as site for landmark NCAA-DOD concussion study

Subtitle: The university is one of 30 institutions chosen to participate in the largest-ever study of concussion in sport.March 9, 2016iStock …

Student Athletes

Science Says Silence Is Much More Important To Our Brains Than We Think

Manus' $250 gloves turn your hands into VR game controllers

I was blown away by how immersive HTC’s Vive VR demos felt when I first tried them at Mobile World Congress a few weeks ago. One of the things that differentiated it from mobile offerings like Google Cardboard was the ability to use handheld controllers to interact with the environment.<p>Hardware …

Virtual Reality

Poor helmet fit associated with concussion severity in high school football players: Coaches, trainers and physicians need to supervise helmet checks throughout the sports season

Coaches, trainers and physicians need to supervise helmet checks throughout the sports season<p>High school football players with ill-fitting helmets …

High School Football

Oculus' Palmer Luckey will consider Mac support if Apple 'ever releases a good computer'

We spoke to Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey recently during an Xbox press event where we took the opportunity to ask him some questions regarding the …

New treatment fully restores memory function of Alzheimer Patients

Now there is ultrasound technology for removing neurotoxic amyloid plaques from the brain, thanks to the Australian researchers. These are structures …

Dementia

The surprising ways the body works with the brain to shape our sense of self

On a bitingly cold winter’s day in 2013, a woman whom I’ll call Laurie took me to the terrace of a tall building in a city about two hours west of London, England. Years earlier, she’d tried to jump from the terrace and kill herself.<p>It had been a harrowing time for Laurie. She’d started hearing …

Alzheimer's Disease

The incredible power of ignoring everything

By Ana Swanson<p>, Reporter<p>Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed thing will come …

Johns Hopkins University

This mind-controlled prosthetic arm can control individual finger movements

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have just detailed a proof-of-concept feat that represents a significant leap in the world of prosthesis.<p>In the experiment a young man who wasn’t missing any limbs but required brain mapping to pinpoint the origin of his seizures underwent a procedure that aimed to …

Johns Hopkins University

What Happens When an Astronaut Gets Sick in Space?

In the tech world, “wearables” typically refers to devices like fitness trackers, heart rate monitors, and cameras. But a company called Curiscope is …

University of Tennessee

How to ride a bike the right way, using science

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>About 94 percent of American adults know how to ride a bike, according to an August 2013 YouGov survey. Once you learn how to ride one, you probably never forget (thanks, muscle memory!). But most of us probably don't think too hard about <i>how</i> we actually ride a bike …