DARPA is using peripheral nerve stimulation to accelerate learning

Posted in Science on 21st Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Unlike many of DARPAs neuroscience and neurotechnology endeavors, it will aim not just to restore lost function but to advance capabilities beyond normal levels.

Studying 'ripples' in the brain that could underlie memory formation

Posted in Medicine on 21st Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Caltech neuroscientists have looked inside brain cells as they undergo the intense bursts of neural activity known as "ripples" that are thought to underlie memory formation.

Learning to fly a plane from expert-pilot brainwave patterns

Posted in Science on 15th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Novice pilots who received brain stimulation via electrode-embedded head caps improved their piloting abilities, with a 33 percent increase in skill consistency.

When Class Is Run by a Robot

Posted in Software on 25th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers in Europe and Turkey are working to develop teaching machines that help preschool-aged kids learn a new language.

How VR technology Is Reimagining Classroom Education

Posted in Hardware on 9th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Your teacher explains that youll learn about the inner workings of the bloodstream. You put on a headset, and the next thing you know, youre flying through the bloodstream.