Talk:Neuroprosthetics

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I just removed a re-direct here to Talk:Brain implant -- I am not sure why it existed. --Ben Houston 18:56, 5 March 2006 (UTC)

Proposed Additions[edit]

I'm considering having a go at revising this article to:

A) include a broader spread of neuroprosthetics applications e.g. Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation/FES, Implanted Stimulator-Telemeters, Artificial Pacemaker (also a neural prosthetic device).

B) complete the logical division between sensory and motor prostheses with a section on cognitive prostheses i.e. the proposed Hippocampal Implant.

Has anyone watching got any thoughts on this? Simbamford 04:58, 18 March 2007 (UTC)

Please continuing editing - its needs it. One thing to watch is managing the overlap with Brain-computer interface. Perhaps it would be worth shifting the Berger and Kennedy material there and using Neuroprosthetics as the high level article that links all the others together? Saganaki- 05:56, 22 August 2007 (UTC)

Artificial (Cardiac) Pacemaker ?[edit]

I have reservations about the inclusion of the artificial cardiac pacemaker in this article. As far as I am aware, cardiac pacemakers stimulate the excitable tissue (read: muscle) of the heart directly not via the nervous system. There may be some (experimental?) cardiac pacemakers that seek to affect heart function by stimulation of the Vagus nerve, but if they exist they are certainly the exception, not the rule. And in any rate I have not been able to find any information about them. Are there any objections to the removal of this section? --joeyo (talk) 18:08, 4 February 2008 (UTC)

CIA and MKULTRA[edit]

HonestGeorgeWashington (talk · contribs) has added some very dubiously sourced material about the CIA to this article. I removed it with an explanatory edit summary, and HGW reverted with no explanation. Because I don't like to multi-revert even in clear cases, I have opened a thread about this issue at WP:FTN#HonestGeorgeWashington on Neuroprosthetics. I'm explaining all this here in the interest of transparency. Looie496 (talk) 02:14, 18 February 2009 (UTC)

Reads like a Magazine Article[edit]

For example, "The future holds an exciting prospect for the every day use of a variety of neural prostheses."

Although this may be the case, it's not very encyclopaedic and to me reads like a news report or magazine article. Kookas (talk) 11:14, 26 August 2011 (UTC)

I encourage you to improve it. Looie496 (talk) 18:37, 26 August 2011 (UTC)

Neural Engineering Labs[edit]

"(for a list of universities see Neural Engineering - Neural Engineering Labs)"

No such list exists!! WTS!?!?!? --Test35965 (talk) 04:44, 21 August 2012 (UTC)