Quadriplegic Man Moves Hand Using a chip in his Brain

25 Jun 2014

Amazing advances in technology allow this quadriplegic man to move his hand and fingers using a chip in his brain which sends messages bypassing the spine. This sort of technology could help people overcome spinal injuries in ways that previously haven’t been possible.


A chip smaller than a pea has been inserted into the area of the brain responsible for arm movements. The chip then send signals to an electrode stimulation sleeve on the mans arm.

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