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Some questions

Panagiotis Artemiadis partem at mail.ntua.gr
Tue Jan 27 03:10:48 EST 2004


Dear Sirs,

    I posted this message because I am at the beginning of my PhD study
concerning these facts. So I wanted some information.
It is NOT a matter of "playing games" as k p Collins said.
If this newsgroup is NOT for giving some preliminary information,
then I misunderstood the role of this group..

P.A.


"k p Collins" <kpaulc@[----------]earthlink.net> wrote in message
news:fUjRb.26934$i4.5154 at newsread1.news.atl.earthlink.net...
> See "Neural integration of movement: Role of
> motor cortex in movement", =FASEB J.=, 2,
> pp. 2849-2857.
>
> But, of course, you already know that, don't
> you?
>
> Forgive me [or not], but, if you want to 'play
> games', bionet.neuroscience is not the 'place'
> for such.
>
> k. p. collins
>
> "Joe Pearson" <nospam at nospam.net> wrote in message
> news:YveRb.153435$I06.1544477 at attbi_s01...
> > Dear P.A.
> >
> > 1)  Yes it has been done.  See this web page:
> > http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/3186850.stm
> >
> > Panagiotis Artemiadis wrote:
> > > Dear Sirs,
> > >
> > >     I would like to have some answers at the follwing topics :
> > >
> > > 1) Is it possible to have a mapping of brain areas regarding the
desired
> > > movement? That is, is it
> > > possible to record signals from brain areas, and to translate them to
> the
> > > stimulation of a muscle?
> > > How exact are these signals? How can we acquire these signals?
Invasive
> or
> > > non-invasive methods
> > > of interfacing? For example, with an electrode at a specific area of
> primary
> > > motor cortex, can we
> > > detect the movement of a finger? Or the stimulation of the biceps
> muscle?
> > >
> > > 2) Are these signals transfered through neurons' axons to the relevant
> > > muscle? I mean, if we can not
> > > record these signals from the primary motor cortex, are we able of
> acquiring
> > > these signals from
> > > the Peripheral Nervous System? How this can be done? Is the sEMG a
> possible
> > > solution?
> > >
> > > 3) Can we detect (by processing or not) some characteristics of motion
> into
> > > these signals? For
> > > example, is a characteristic of a signal depicts the torque or
velocity
> of
> > > the movement of the arm?
> > >
> > > 4) Can an EEG prove usefull to the above mentioned signal-to-movement
> > > translation? What other
> > > methods exist?
> > >
> > >
> > > Thank you in advance for your prompt reply
> > >
> > > P.A.
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>





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