Contact: Diana Lutz
Washington University in St. Louis
Caption: In 2006 a teenager played Space Invaders with the help of an electrocorticography (ECoG) grid that used signals from the area of his motor cortex that normally controlled his right hand and his tongue to move the cursor left and right.
Credit: Eric Leuthardt and Daniel Moran
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