A brain implant to help quadriplegics move

Publication Title
The Verge
Publication/Creation Date
April 13 2016
Ian Burkhart (contributor)
Ohio State University (contributor)
Media Type
Web Series
Persuasive Intent
Six years ago, Ian Burkhart broke his neck and became paralyzed. But thanks to a brain implant, Burkhart can now move his fingers — and even play video games. This is the first instance of a person living with paralysis regaining the ability to move by recording signals in the brain.
HCI Platform
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Date archived
May 30 2016
Last edited
November 26 2018
How to cite this entry
(April 13 2016). "A brain implant to help quadriplegics move". The Verge. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/1643