Press

Our work has been prominently featured in many prominent local, national, and international media outlets. We feel honored that this gives us a chance to share our enthusiasm for neuroscience and neurotechnologies not only with scientists but also with the general public.

Congressman Paul Tonko Visits National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies While in Albany
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko hosted the forum on the federal BRAIN Initiative, a two-year-old effort to support innovative research. Tonko touted his support for funding the scientific research, and panelists discussed its importance in various fields, including neurological disease, traumatic brain injury and mental illness.
Mind-Reading Program Translates Thoughts into Text
Monday, June 22, 2015
Popular Science highlighted the National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies study "Brain-to-text: decoding spoken phrases from phone representations in the brain". The full-length article by Christian Herff is available online at frontiersin.org.
This Device Reads Your Mind and Types Your Thoughts
Friday, June 19, 2015
The Motherboard (VICE News) highlighted the National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies study "Brain-to-text: decoding spoken phrases from phone representations in the brain". The full-length article by Christian Herff is available online at frontiersin.org.
Albany Med professor named Fulbright scholar
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
An Albany Medical College professor has been named a Fulbright scholar for his role in the development of brain mapping techniques in the United States and Italy. Since 2012, Dr. Anthony Ritaccio has worked with Dr. Gerwin Schalk to oversee an international partnership to create a brain-computer interface (BCI) lab in southern Italy.
I learned to type using only my thoughts
Friday, November 14, 2014
At the Wadsworth Center in Albany, brain injury researcher Jonathan Wolpaw is developing a computer-brain interface system that allows people who are paralysed communicate with their loved ones through a computer screen.
Mind Readers At Work
Monday, July 28, 2014
The UC Berkeley Social Science Matrix highlighted the National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies study "Decoding spectrotemporal features of overt and covert speech from the human cortex". The full-length article by Stéphanie Martin and Peter Brunner is available online at frontiersin.org.
Listen up: Jeremy Hill's auditory brain-computer interface was spotlighted by New Scientist magazine.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
New Scientist magazine highlighted Jeremy Hill's talk at the Society for Neuroscience conference in San Diego, November 2013, which was entitled "A practical, intuitive brain-computer interface for communicating a 'yes' or 'no' by listening". The full-length article by Alyssa Botelho is available online at newscientist.com . A shorter version appears in the In Brief section of the print edition (Issue 2943, Nov. 16th 2013, page 17).
The brain does the writing
Sunday, June 30, 2013
What once could only be imagined by science fiction writers is now reality at the state Health Department's Wadsworth Center. Scientists have worked nearly 30 years to develop technology that allows paralyzed people to send e-mails, read Internet news or watch YouTube videos using only electrical activity from their brains.
Kubanek et al., 2013 was included as highlight in a cognitive neuroscience blog
Monday, January 21, 2013
This article discusses a Wadsworth study using ECog to reveal cortical processing of speech.
Brain-Computer Interfaces Unlock the World for People with Paralysis
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) enable a person with no voluntary movement to communicate, surf the Web, write emails, and even move a wheelchair. For people with advanced ALS, spinal cord injuries, stroke or other neuromuscular conditions, BCIs promise to give them back the world.