The leading-edge in brain stimulation and neuromodulation: Key Neurotech Patent #36

brain stimulation device

Today we dis­cuss a key brain stim­u­la­tion patent by Brain­lab AG. U.S. Patent No. 7,711,431: Method and device for stim­u­lat­ing the brain Assignee(s): Brain­lab AG Inventor(s): Philip Tan­ner, Thomas Bauch Tech­nol­o­gy Cat­e­go­ry: Tran­scra­nial Stim­u­la­tion Issue Date: May 4, 2010 Sharp­Brains’ Take: One of the fun­da­men­tal para­me­ters that must be deter­mined dur­ing brain stim­u­la­tion treat­ment is the quan­ti­ty or amount…

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Scientists call for regulations for brain stimulation devices sold directly to consumers

———- Brain-Zap­ping Gad­gets Need Reg­u­la­tion, Say Sci­en­tists and (Some) Man­u­fac­tur­ers (IEEE Spec­trum): “Just a few years ago, the idea of elec­tri­cal­ly stim­u­lat­ing your brain in the com­fort of your own home would have sound­ed pret­ty weird, and prob­a­bly like a bad idea. But the prac­tice of brain-zapping—in par­tic­u­lar, an easy-to-pull-off tech­nique called tran­scra­nial direct cur­rent stimulation…

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