Neurotechnology to stimulate brain function

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While research is going on to convert brainwaves to words to speech–for those who cannot speak [TA 11 Sept]— research is also taking place in the opposite direction: to non-invasively stimulate parts of the brain using transcranial pulsed ultrasound.  The research by Dr. William J. Tyler of SynSonix and Arizona State University is focused on improving spatial resolution, cognitive enhancement, long-term alertness and navigational commands.  Secondarily, the study is investigating neurological intervention, anxiety/stress reduction, pain intervention and TBI (traumatic brain injury) protection.  All these areas are valuable to the combat soldier and to rehabilitation of casualties….no wonder that the project is being partially funded by the US Army and DARPA.  Armed with Science