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Making a mental match: Pairing a mechanical device with stroke patients
July 16, 2014
Georgia Tech University researchers have created a functional, MRI-compatible, hemiparesis rehab device that creates a long latency stretch reflex at the exact time as a brain signal. It is designed to assist stroke victims.
Georgia Institute of Technology
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