Monkey Think, Monkey Do – Breakthroughs in Wireless Brain-Computer Interfaces

The recent decade has seen major advances in artificial intelligence and neuro-technology. The emergence of brain-computer interfaces, or BCIs (see our previous article on BCIs) brings to the forefront an exciting possibility that could enable people with neurological injury or disease to restore communication, independence and mobility. Until recently, these brain-computer interactions required cables and […]

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A ‘Hidden’ Mental Health Pandemic – The Lasting Impact of COVID-19

It has now been one year since lockdown was first announced and we were instructed to “stay at home”. Here at Brain-Based, we mark this anniversary by reflecting on the last year and its long-term ramifications on our mental health. The past year has been one filled with uncertainty, isolation and fear. Increased unemployment, economic […]

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Could a Simple Eye Test Predict Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s Patients?

A recent study by University College London researchers found that Parkinson’s patients with visual dysfunction showed worse cognition and may be at a higher risk of developing dementia. While Parkinson’s disease is traditionally thought of as a movement disorder that mainly affects motor functions, emerging evidence suggests that it can also affect cognition. In fact, […]

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