Interview Compilations

Finding a direct link to a patient's brain
Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
Assessing quality of life Quality of life is an important concept when interacting with patients. While most people assume that quality of life must be poor for patients with locked-in syndrome, Dr. Birbaumer challenges these assumptions and tries to answer this basic... Niels Birbaumer goCognitive 00:04:12
Niels Birbaumer - Brain Computer Interfaces Completely locked-in patients have lost the ability to interact with their environment through behavioral means. They are unable to control muscle movements to produce speech, gestures, or even eye-movements to indicate yes-no answers to questions... Niels Birbaumer
Prevalence of locked-in syndrom Locked-in syndrome is a neurological disorder in which the patient is conscious but is unable to move or verbally communicate due to complete paralysis of the body. Dr. Niels Birbaumer explains that although the total number of cases is not known... Niels Birbaumer goCognitive 00:02:57