Brain-computer interfaces and visual activity

Carmen Vidaurre, Andrea Kübler, Michael Tangermann, Klaus Robert Müller, José del R. Millán

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There is growing interest in the use of brain signals for communication and operation of devices - in particular, for physically disabled people. Brain states can be detected and translated into actions such as selecting a letter from a virtual keyboard, playing a video game, or moving a robot arm. This chapter presents what is known about the effects of visual stimuli on brain activity and introduces means of monitoring brain activity. Possibilities of brain-controlled interfaces, either with the brain signals as the sole input or in combination with the measured point of gaze, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGaze Interaction and Applications of Eye Tracking
Subtitle of host publicationAdvances in Assistive Technologies
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781613500989
Publication statusPublished - 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Health Professions


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