3Why should I care? Matt Negal: Quadriplegic Brain-Gate Technology Link between brain and computerControl’s robotic fingers with brain.Why do I care? I have my arms!Ali Rezai
4Why should I care? Switch on lights, Adjust the volume on a TV, Change channels and read using only his brain.Crucially, the patient was able to do these tasks while carrying on a conversation and moving his head at the same time.
6How does it work? Motor Cortex 100- hair thin electrodes to different regions of the motor cortex.Brain transmits electrical signals to the wires and computer translates the signals to movements of the arm.10 Million vs. 100Grasp vs. Pick up and Drink.
7Why should I care?It all starts with understanding how the brain and mind works!!!!ψυχήλόγος = ?Mind Knowledge!
8What do I call you? Dr. Dewald? Mr. Dewald? Professor Dewald? NO! Andy is fine.
9Office and Hours Office Hours: No idea Office Location: Gartley Hall 7 (Basement)Cell:
10This is psychology 100…Psychology 100, Survey of Psychology, is designed to give students an understanding and appreciation of the scientific approach to human behavior, thought and action, and to provide the basic conceptual framework for studying the cognitive, emotional, and social aspects of human activity.
11The BookNevid, J. S. Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications (2006).
12What are we going to do?Psychology comes in many shapes and forms and enters into play in nearly every aspect of our daily lives. From sports to relationships to deciding which brand of chips to buy, psychology offers insight into how these processes work.VS