Fixing the brain with computers

March 20, 2012

(Credit: IEEE)

A Techwise Conversation with neurosurgeon and hacker Dr. Richard Bucholz from an IEEE Spectrum “Techwise Conversations” podcast.

Disabilities such as epilepsy, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and even Parkinson’s disease are being treated with neuroimplants.

Other scientists are working to substitute hearing for sight in blind people, and still others want to solve blindness entirely by implanting cameras in the brain.

Listen to the podcast.