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television brainwaves
2014-07-31 04:42:59

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study conducted at the City College of New York (CCNY) in partnership with Georgia Tech looks to have found a highly reliable way to predict audience reaction to TV shows and commercials. The method involves studying the brainwaves of only a few individuals as they watch the content. According to the researchers, these observations of brain activity reflect with considerable accuracy how larger audiences will respond to the same...

brainflight
2014-05-27 13:51:40

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When you think about the future and the technologies that are right around the corner, what comes to mind? Are you excited by the prospect of one day owning a refrigerator that senses when you are out of milk and eggs and contacts the store for you? Perhaps you long for the day when your home is fully automated with security, lighting, temperature and entertainment controlled by a single central computer? Recent news out of Germany...

2014-03-12 12:29:18

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Brain Signal Analysis Software Market Outlook to 2017 Brain signal analysis software represents a niche product category that caters to a very specific segment of the global medical device industry. They are used for advanced processing and analysis of the raw EEG data that is acquired using EEG machines on patients. As per our report, "Brain Signal Analysis Software Market Outlook to...

2013-12-09 10:05:03

Nurses Bring Fresh Perspective to Caring for Troubled Teens, SLU Researcher Finds Psychiatric nurses offer a missing and critical point of view in treating adolescents in foster care who have mental health issues, an instructor at Saint Louis University School of Nursing found. “Adding a mental health nurse to the treatment team would be ideal. He or she could bring a much-needed medical perspective to caring for teens in foster care who have psychiatric disorders. Child welfare...

2013-05-15 23:23:57

The world´s first Brain Training Device has given a ray of new hope to the recovery of survivors after stroke. Developed by researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University´s Interdisciplinary Division of Biomedical Engineering, this novel device which can detect brainwave, and thereby control the movement of paralyzed limbs, or go even further to control a robotic hand based on its sophisticated algorithm. (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The world´s first Brain Training Device has...

Mobile Devices Using Mind-Control Being Tested By Samsung
2013-04-21 06:02:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Samsung is joining forces with an engineering professor at the University of Texas at Dallas to work on a device which could allow you to control your smartphone or tablet computer with your brain. According to Susan Young of the MIT Technology Review, the device in question is an electroencephalography (EEG) cap which could be used to launch an application, select a specific person out of a list of contacts or a song from a...

Brainwave Passwords Are The Next Futuristic Thing
2013-04-10 19:28:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers are working on a new way to provide security where instead of typing a password, you simply think of it. The team presented their findings at the 2013 Workshop on Usable Security at the Seventeenth International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security in Okinawa, Japan. They conducted several experiments to determine whether their ideas were feasible. Researchers used the Neurosky MindSet for their...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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