Brain Stimulation and Brain Computer Interfacing

Mohammed Roula, Sriharsha Ramaraju, Peter McCarthy

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In this workshop paper, we present two of our team’s findings on the effect of brain electrical stimulation on BCI performance, reflecting a trend in neuro-engineering research. In many applications, BCI technology targets users with impaired neural activity and as such enhancement of such activity can be of great importance. We show that the application of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can significantly enhance an EEG potential (P300) which is used in BCI spellers. In addition, tDCS application also appears to improve working memory performance particularly relating to the recall of shapes
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2018)
Subtitle of host publicationBelfast, UK, 4 - 6 July 2018
EditorsRaymond Bond, Maurice Mulvenna, Jonathan Wallace, Michaela Black
PublisherBritish Computer Society
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2018
Event32nd Human Computer Interaction Conference (2018): HCI 2018 - Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 Jul 20186 Jul 2018
Conference number: 32


Conference32nd Human Computer Interaction Conference (2018)
Abbreviated titleHCI 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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  • Brain Computer Interface
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • EEG
  • Working Memory


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