BIOPAC on 60 Minutes | Brain Hacking with Anderson Cooper
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CBS News | 60 Minutes | Brain Hacking
APRIL 9, 2017| Why can’t we stop looking at our smartphones? And are the designers of the apps and content on them using brain science to keep us hooked? Anderson Cooper reports.
BIOPAC users Larry D. Rosen, Ph.D. and Nancy A. Cheever, Ph.D. from California State University, Dominguez Hills were part of the “Brain Hacking” episode of 60 Minutes. Dr. Cheever placed BIOPAC EDA recording electrodes on CBS News host Anderson Cooper and AcqKnowledge software displayed changes in his heart rate and electrodermal activity each time his out-of-reach cell phone indicated a new text message had been received.
The STMEPM Programmable Stimulation System for E-Prime allows a user to interface the STMISOLA Stimulator with E-Prime to control the stimulus frequency and stimulus intensity for real-time stimulus delivery changes based on a subject’s responses. It is also possible to hardcode the stimulus intensity levels in the presentation so that predefined stimulus levels are delivered […]
The new issue of Psychophysiology has a study “Quantifying rapid changes in cardiovascular state with a moving ensemble average” using MEAP for preprocessing/analysis and BIOPAC hardware and software for data collection, display, and storage. The proof of concept study demonstrates a viable method for the adoption of ICG measures across the field of psychophysiology. MEAP (moving ensemble […]
BIOPAC provides software and hardware that allow for research teams to record and analyze respiration activity in physiological experimentation. Here are a few notable studies covering MRI, ECG, and Laser Doppler Flow measurement. fMRI & Thermal Perception: The neural mechanisms underlying thermal perception (how hot or cold we perceive the temperature to be) have not been fully […]