A thought translation device for brain computer communication

Andrea Kübler, Boris Kotchoubey, Nimr Ghanayim, Thilo Hinterberger, Jouri Perelmouter, Margarete Schauer, Christoph Fritsch, Niels Birbaumer

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The summarized data about brain computer communication strongly create the hope that in a few years a system usable for many locked-in patients will be available. It seems to be necessary to combine operant conditioning strategies with sophisticated methods of EEC-analysis in order to find the specific structure of the individual brain response to be trained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-30
Number of pages14
JournalStudia Psychologica
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Brain-computer interface
  • Sensorimotor rhythm
  • Slow cortical potentials
  • Thought translation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)


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