Touch-and-know: Brain activity during tactile stimuli reveals hand preferences in people

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 09:40 in Psychology & Sociology

Scientists show that it is possible to distinguish between left-handed and right-handed people by noninvasively monitoring just their brain activity during passive tactile stimulation. These results are key in haptic research (the study of sensory systems) and have various important implications for brain-computer interfaces, augmented reality, and even artificial intelligence.

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