Brain-mapping technique requires less patient involvement

06/10/2013 | MedGadget.com

German researchers have developed and tested a system using electrocorticography electrodes implanted in the brain that can be used to map brain activity by measuring natural body movements. Researchers hope the technology will provide an alternative to traditional brain-mapping methods, which require a great deal of involvement from patients. The new system requires little to no patient cooperation, which could work well for children and people with mental disabilities.

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