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Zack Lynch is author of The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science Is Changing Our World (St. Martin's Press, July 2009).
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December 22, 2005

Controlling Pain with Neurofeedback

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images.jpgEmily Singer at the MIT Tech Review has started series of articles exploring how new approaches to brain imaging could improve treatment for neurological and psychiatric disorders. The first installment, published on December 20, examined how patients can use real-time fMRI images of their own brains to control chronic pain. Today's installment, Imaging the Unconsciousness, explores how researchers are using fMRI to understand different aspects of psychiatric illnesses. It is great to see another person reporting on how neurotechnology is influencing humankind.

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1. Ruze on January 5, 2006 12:14 AM writes...

I've always had an interest in the idea of playing with neurofeedback devices. Now, if they'd only become cheap enough or easy enough to build.

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2. Tom Ryden on November 27, 2006 2:01 PM writes...

Check out OpenEEG on the web.

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