Local Scientist Redefines Brain Power
We’ve all heard about the power of the mind, but this is something new. Last week the journal Nature published video on its web site of a quadriplegic woman controlling a robotic arm which handed her a cup of coffee. We talk with the local scientist at the center of the development of this powerful new technology. It allows paralyzed people to move objects – with their thoughts.
Dr. Leigh Hochberg, critical care neurologist and neuroengineer affiliated with Brown, Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Providence VA Medical Center