weekly discussion – nervous system


This week we're discussing the pregnant classification, and this boundary contains references to multifarious concepts habituated by our scholarship objectives. That instrument it's a sublime settle to set-out a discussion!

Whoa! Mind-controlled Prosthetic Lets Man Move Prosthetic Fingers (Links to an superficial condition.)
LiveScience, February 16, 2016

For your judicious support, you should be using your textbook and the boundary above as your important sources to defense the questions under. The moderationing of this primary support is to exercise the advice that you're practicing from your scholarship objectives. Later, in the comments, I earn forecast you to do a bit of elaboration online and support your comments delay evidence, but in your judicious support fascinate cleave to your textbook and the boundary(s).

In your judicious support, fascinate harangue each of the following:

  • In the boundary, man-made electrodes granted an interface among the brain and the robotic prosthesis so that when the brain "expressed electrical activity" the prosthesis could answer. What does it moderation for the brain to "express electrical activity"? What is happening delayin the brain cells?
  • The elaborationers said that areas of brain "lit up" when the enduring moved his fingers and when his fingers were stimulated delay vibration. Which brain areas do you judge were "lighting up" in each predicament?
  • What questions or observations came up as you unravel the boundary? What did you ascertain most sensational?