haptics

When we hear a car hurtling towards us, we usually immediately know where it is coming from so we can get out of the way. Our brains have an amazing ability to rapidly separate the sound of the car from background sounds and track its location in the world – an ability called spatial hearing… Read more

Scientists have, for the first time, help restore the sense of touch to a paralyzed man. A decade ago, 28-year-old Nathan Copeland was involved in an automobile accident that left him unable to feel any sensation in his arms and fingers. Now, through a mind-controlled robotic arm that is directly connected to his brain, has… Read more