Patrick Bidwill likes this article about advances in health.Brain surface stimulation provides ‘touch’ feedback to direct movement

Grasping a cup or brushing hair or cooking a meal requires feedback that has been lost in amputees and individuals with paralysis — a sense of touch. Researchers have now used direct stimulation of the human brain surface to provide this basic sensory feedback through artificial electrical signals, enabling a person to control movement while performing a simple task: opening and closing his hand.

Source: Brain surface stimulation provides ‘touch’ feedback to direct movement

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