News tagged with sensory feedback

Myoelectric devices meet sensory-motor integration

One of the key features missing in current myoelectric prostheses is sensory feedback—the sense of touch so crucial to our interaction with everything that surrounds us. An EU-funded consortium has overcome this difficulty ...

Apr 26, 2016
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Playing with autism

Play is critical to children's development, including children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Kathy Ralabate Doody, assistant professor of exceptional education at SUNY Buffalo State, observed different play options ...

Aug 20, 2013
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Sense of touch reproduced through prosthetic hand

In a study recently published in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, neurobiologists at the University of Chicago show how an organism can sense a tactile stimulus, in real time, through an ...

May 10, 2013
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