Mind-controlled prosthetic arm moves individual 'fingers'

Physicians and biomedical engineers from Johns Hopkins report what they believe is the first successful effort to wiggle fingers individually and independently of each other using a mind-controlled artificial "arm" to control the movement.

02/22/2016

Photo: Fingers on a prosthetic arm are moved; Copyright: Courtesy of the Journal of Neural Engineering

The person uses his mind to move individual fingers on a prosthetic arm; © Courtesy of the Journal of Neural Engineering