Brain-Machine Interface Lets Monkeys Control 2 Virtual Arms (4 of 5) (video) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption This is the screen as viewed by the monkey during experiments: a first-person perspective of the rhesus monkey avatar limbs. The movements of both virtual arms are decoded in real-time from brain activity while the monkey's own arms were not permitted to freely move. The monkey must move the virtual arms to the circular targets to receive a small juice reward. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the Nov. 6, 2013, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by Dr. P.J. Ifft at Duke University in Durham, N.C., and colleagues was titled, "A Brain-Machine Interface Enables Bimanual Arm Movements in Monkeys." Credit Credit: Duke Center for Neuroengineering Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the video when publishing. This video may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.