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Brain Computer Interface

An introductory course about understanding brain computer interface, its components, types and several applications.
3.1 (6 ratings)
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Last updated 3/2015
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 min on-demand audio
  • 13 Supplemental Resources
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Find out about the Brain-Computer Interface’s history, benefits and drawbacks.
  • Examine Neuroprosthetics.
  • Explore how our brain works.
  • Learn about the components of Brain-Computer Interface.
  • Learn the different types of Brain-Computer Interfaces and their function.
  • Understand how the different types of Brain-Computer Interfaces work.
  • Learn about Brain-Computer Interface in both animals and humans.
  • Review the progression of Brain-Computer Interface innovation.
  • Study tests of Brain-Computer Interface technology and its implications.
  • Examine the medical and non-medical applications of Brain-Computer Interface.
  • Know the current technologies used in Brain-Computer Interface.
  • Learn about the current and future status of Brain-Computer Interface.
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Requirements
  • Basic understanding of the IT industry
  • Knowledge of the English language
Description

Brain-Computer Interface or BCI is a rapidly evolving technology that builds a direct channel between the human brain and the computer. BCI is a technology that enforces a collaboration between a brain and a device that enables signals from the brain to direct some external activity. This working together is aimed at either controlling a cursor or manipulating a prosthetic limb. The interface facilitates a direct communications path between the brain and the object to be controlled.

This introductory course will begin discussions on definitions, the history, benefits and drawbacks of BCI. An introduction of how our brain works will also be discussed. The succeeding modules will discuss BCI components, types, BCI in animals and humans, medical and non-medical BCI applications, BCI technologies, and the current and future status of BCI.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone looking to gain an understanding of Brain Computer Interface and its practical application in an IT and Non-IT environment.
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Curriculum For This Course
70 Lectures
05:36:25
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Introduction to Brain-Computer Interface
7 Lectures 12:18

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline


Lecture 2: Definition and Overview of Brain Computer Interface

Lecture 3: History of Brain Computer Interface

Lecture 4: BCI vs Neuroprosthetics

Lecture 5: Advantages and Disadvantages

Lecture 6: Limitations of Brain Computer Interface

Preview 00:23

This lecture will cover an overview and definition of BCI.

Preview 03:24

This lecture will talk about the history of BCI technology.

Preview 04:42

This lecture will identify the difference between BCI and Neuroprosthetics.

Preview 01:25

This lecture will identify the advantages and disadvantages of BCI technology.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Advantages of BCI
0:28    Disadvantages of BCI
Preview 00:51

This discussion will focus on the limitations of BCI.

Limitations of Brain Computer Interface
01:33

Section 1 - Quiz
6 questions

This PDF file contains Section 1 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Reading Assignment Section 1
7 pages
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Understanding our Brain and Brain-Computer Interface
6 Lectures 11:27

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline


Lecture 9: How does our Brain Work?

Lecture 10: Understanding BCI

Lecture 11: BCI Components

Lecture 12: Summary

Introduction and Objectives
00:26

This lecture will explain how our brain works.

How does our Brain Work?
03:09

This lecture will include a discussion on understanding BCI.

Understanding BCI
03:37

This lecture will identify the different components of BCI.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Introduction of BCI Components
0:52    Signal Acquisition
1:27    Feature Extraction
2:34    Feature Translation
3:21    Device Output
BCI Components
03:40

This lecture will provide a summary of the BCI interface.

Summary
00:35

Section 2 - Quiz
6 questions

This PDF file contains Section 2 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Reading Assignment Section 2
8 pages
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Types of Brain-Computer Interface
7 Lectures 12:59

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline


Lecture 15: Introduction to the Types of BCI

Lecture 16: Invasive

Lecture 17: Partially Invasive

Lecture 18: Noninvasive

Lecture 19: Wireless

Introduction and Objectives
00:21

This lecture will talk about the different types of BCI.

Introduction to the Types of BCI
00:18

This lecture will discuss one of the types of BCI, namely invasive.

Invasive
01:31

This lecture will discuss one of the types of BCI, namely partially invasive.

Partially Invasive
02:06

This lecture will discuss one of the types of BCI, namely noninvasive.

Noninvasive
03:32

This lecture will discuss one of the types of BCI, namely wireless.

Wireless
05:11

Section 3 - Quiz
6 questions

This PDF file contains Section 3 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Reading Assignment Section 3
10 pages
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Brain-Computer Interface in Animals
8 Lectures 12:30

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline


Lecture 22: Monkeys Trained to Control Computer Cursor

Lecture 23: Monkey Brain Controlled Robotic Arm

Lecture 24: Rat Car

Lecture 25: Monkey Mentally Controls Robot 7,000 miles Away

Lecture 26: First Direct Interface Between Two Animals

Lecture 27: Harvard Creates brain-to-brain Interface

Introduction and Objectives
00:24

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in animals such as trained monkeys controlling a computer cursor.

Monkeys Trained to Control Computer Cursor
00:42

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in animals such as a monkey controlling a robotic arm.

Monkey Brain Controlled Robotic Arm
01:19

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in animals such as the Rat Car.

Rat Car
01:05

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in animals such as a monkey-controlled robot.

Monkey Mentally Controls Robot 7,000 miles Away
01:30

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in animals such as direct interface between animals.

First Direct Interface Between Two Animals
03:38

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in animals such as a brain-to-brain interface.

Harvard Creates brain-to-brain Interface
03:52

Section 4 - Quiz
6 questions

This PDF file contains Section 4 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Reading Assignment Section 4
8 pages
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Brain-Computer Interface in Humans
9 Lectures 16:15

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline


Lecture 30: BCI to Aid the Blind and the Quadriplegic

Lecture 31: Tetraplegic BrainGate BCI Implementation

Lecture 32: BCI Communication over the Internet and Device that let the Blind "See"

Lecture 33: BCI allows Person to Tweet and Control a Robot and Wheelchair by Thought

Lecture 34: Thought Controls Bionic Hand

Lecture 35: Researchers Replace Passwords with Pass Thoughts

Lecture 36: First Human brain-to-brain Interface and First Wireless, Implanted BCI

Introduction and Objectives
00:23

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in humans in aiding the blind and the quadriplegic.

BCI to Aid the Blind and the Quadriplegic
01:38

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in humans such as the implementation of tetraplegic BrainGate.

Tetraplegic BrainGate BCI Implementation
00:43

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in humans such as communicating over the internet and making the blind "see".

BCI Communication over the Internet and Device that let the Blind “See”
01:05

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in humans such as posting tweet messages and controlling a robot and wheelchair.

BCI allows Person to Tweet and Control a Robot and Wheelchair by Thought
00:49

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in humans such as controlling a bionic hand.

Thought Controls Bionic Hand
03:10

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in humans such as replacing passwords with your thoughts.

Researchers Replace Passwords with Pass Thoughts
03:55

This lecture will talk about BCI interface used in humans such as brain-to-brain interface and wireless implanted BCI.

First Human brain-to-brain Interface and First Wireless, Implanted BCI
04:32

Section 5 - Quiz
6 questions

This PDF file contains Section 5 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Reading Assignment Section 5
11 pages
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Brain-Computer Interface Applications
10 Lectures 29:10

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline


Lecture 39: Introduction to BCI Applications - Medical Applications

Lecture 40: Invasive BCI Medical Applications

Lecture 41: Nonivasive BCI Medical Applications

Lecture 42: Non-Medical Applications Device Control

Lecture 43: User State Monitoring and Evaluation

Lecture 44: Training and Education / Gaming and Entertainment

Lecture 45: Technological Challenges for Non-Medical BCIs

Lecture 46: System Integration

Introduction and Objectives
00:24

This discussion will focus on applications of BCI, specifically for medical purposes.

Introduction to BCI Applications - Medical Applications
00:49

This discussion will focus on invasive medical applications of BCI.

Invasive BCI Medical Applications
05:09

This discussion will focus on noninvasive medical applications of BCI.

Nonivasive BCI Medical Applications
03:48

This discussion will focus on applications of BCI, specifically for non-medical purposes.

Non-Medical Applications Device Control
03:19

This discussion will explain BCI applications in user state monitoring and evaluation.

User State Monitoring and Evaluation
03:08

This discussion will explain BCI applications in training and education as well as gaming and entertainment.

Training and Education / Gaming and Entertainment
02:46

This discussion will explain some technological challenges for non-medical BCIs.

Technological Challenges for Non-Medical BCIs
06:43

This discussion will explain system integration of BCI applications.

System Integration
03:04

Section 6 - Quiz
6 questions

This PDF file contains Section 6 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Reading Assignment Section 6
14 pages
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Brain-Computer Interface Technology
9 Lectures 11:08

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline


Lecture 49: Emotiv

Lecture 50: Mindball and Mindflex

Lecture 51: Mindwave

Lecture 52: Neural Impulse Actuator and Interaxon

Lecture 53: MyndPlay Brain Band and Xwave Headset

Lecture 54: Neural Signals and NASA

Lecture 55: Cyberkinetics and Second Life

Introduction and Objectives
00:23

This lecture will talk about a technology of BCI namely Emotiv.

Emotiv
01:24

This lecture will talk about technologies of BCI namely Mindball and Mindflex.

Mindball and Mindflex
01:31

This lecture will talk about a technology of BCI namely Mindwave.

Mindwave
01:45

This lecture will talk about technologies of BCI namely the Neural Impulse Actuator and Interaxon.

Neural Impulse Actuator and Interaxon
01:50

This lecture will talk about technologies of BCI namely MyndPlay Brain Band and the Xwave Headset.

MyndPlay Brain Band and Xwave Headset
01:56

This lecture will talk about technologies of BCI namely Neural Signals and NASA.

Neural Signals and NASA
00:57

This lecture will talk about technologies of BCI namely Cyberkinetics and Second Life.

Cyberkinetics and Second Life
01:22

Section 7 - Quiz
6 questions

This PDF file contains Section 7 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Reading Assignment Section 7
8 pages
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Current and Future Status of Brain-Computer Interface
8 Lectures 20:11

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline


Lecture 58: Current Status of BCI Technology

Lecture 59: Future of BCI

Lecture 60: Problems and Prospects: Validation and Dissemination

Lecture 61: Problems and Prospects: Signal-Acquisition Hardware

Lecture 62: Problems and Prospects: Reliability

Lecture 63: Indications and Predictions

Introduction and Objectives
00:22

This lecture will talk about the current status of BCI Technology.

Current Status of BCI Technology
02:43

This discussion will introduce the future of BCI.

Future of BCI
01:03

This discussion will focus on the future of BCI specifically, validation and dissemination.

Problems and Prospects: Validation and Dissemination
04:12

This discussion will focus on the future of BCI specifically, signal-acquisition hardware.

Problems and Prospects: Signal-Acquisition Hardware
02:25

This discussion will focus on the future of BCI specifically, reliability.

Problems and Prospects: Reliability
06:15

This lecture will discuss indications and predictions on the future of BCI technology.

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Lecture outline:

0:04    2015 - 2018
0:43    2020 - 2025
1:10    2025 - 2030
1:52    2045
2:08    2060
2:19    2070
2:33    2080
2:47    2090
Indications and Predictions
03:11

Section 8 - Quiz
6 questions

This PDF file contains Section 8 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Reading Assignment Section 8
10 pages
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Course Resources
3 Lectures 00:00

This e book contains the entire Brain Computer Interface course in a PDF format.

Brain Computer Interface Complete Certification Kit Book
120 pages

This e book is a list of terms and definitions often used in the field of brain computer interface .

Brain Computer Interface Glossary of Terms
3 pages

This PDF file contains all the answers to all the quizzes in each section of this course.

Quiz Answer Sheet
8 pages
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Brain Computer Interface Certification
3 Lectures 01:27

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1 page

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1 page

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Conclusion - Final Lecture
01:27
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