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Central European Journal of Medicine

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 74–79 | Cite as

The prospects of brain — computer interface applications in children

  • Emilia Mikołajewska
  • Dariusz Mikołajewski
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Abstract

The restoring of motor functions in adults through brain-computer interface applications is widely studied in the contemporary literature. But there is a lack of similar analyses and research on the application of brain-computer interfaces in the neurorehabilitation of children. There is a need for expanded knowledge in the aforementioned area. This article aims at investigating the extent to which the available opportunities in the area of neurorehabilitation and neurological physiotherapy of children with severe neurological deficits using brain-computer interfaces are being applied, including our own concepts, research and observations.

Keywords

Children Neurological disorder Brain-computer interface Neuroprosthesis Quality of life 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rehabilitation ClinicThe 10th Military Clinical Hospital with PolyclinicBydgoszczPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Mechanics and Applied Computer ScienceKazimierz Wielki UniversityBydgoszczPoland
  3. 3.Division of Applied InformaticsNicolaus Copernicus UniversityToruńPoland

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