Simple pen opens a door to the developing brain

06/19/2013 | Forbes

A simple pen embedded with fiber-optic cables and a sheet of colored paper are the keys that allow researchers to study the brains of children with learning difficulties. As a child writes on the paper, doctors can observe brain patterns using functional MRI while correlating those readings with the most minute movements of the pen, which is linked to a computer.

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