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Can electroencephalography decode motor intention of humans?

Date:
August 3, 2018
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Tokyo Institute of Technology
Summary:
Researchers have developed a new technique to decode motor intention of humans from electroencephalography. This technique is motivated by the well documented ability of the brain to predict sensory outcomes of self-generated and imagined actions utilizing so called forward models. The method enabled, for the first time, nearly 90 percent single trial decoding accuracy across tested subjects, within 96 ms of the stimulation, with zero user training, and with no additional cognitive load on the use.

See Link: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180803160224.htm
Can this help people with sensory problems?

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Your link didn't post. I hope I found the right one. I posted it in your question. If it's wrong, let me know.
It sounds like this tech is being developed to interface with machines. Like for prosthetics. But, everything we learn about brain functions is useful in many ways. Either directly, or indirectly.

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