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By: Richard J. Davidson, Ph.D.

Neuroimaging evidence suggests that brain connectivity circuits are highly plastic and change with experience due to emotional processing.

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A prosthetic hand wired to nerves in an amputee’s upper arm allowed the patient to feel sensory rich information, grasp objects intuitively and identify what he was touching while blindfolded.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted premarket approval for the NeuroPace® RNS® System to treat medically refractory epilepsy.

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The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) intends to spend more than $70 million over five years on Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) research, under the support of the Obama administration “BRAIN” Initiative.

Pres. Obama announcement of the “BRAIN” Initiative, (Photo: N.Y. Times)


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