BIOPAC and Autism Research

BIOPAC solutions have been used in a variety of cognitive studies, many pertaining to autism research. We have collected a series of studies focusing on autism based research using BIOPAC systems: Discourse and fNIR: Since discourse is a commonly occurring communication act, it is a focus of treatment for individuals with cognitive communication disorders. Michael […]

BIOPAC Solutions featured on “The Brain with David Eagleman”

Dr. Richard Tunney’s research with BIOPAC Systems were profiled in a recent episode of “The Brain with David Eagleman” on PBS. Episode 4 of the series investigated decision-making and the physiological factors that effect it. Dr. Tunney’s research is shown in the fourth section of the episode where he runs an experiment called the “Iowa Gambling […]

Simulating Cerebral Hemodynamics Effects Onboard International Space Station

Before every important space flight precautions must be taken to ensure the astronauts’ safety. Beyond just ensuring that the space craft is secure, it is important to note any potential physiological changes that may occur in space. Researchers Marshall-Goebel et. Al investigated hypothesized alterations in cerebral hemodynamics could cause visual impairment and intracranial pressure in […]

New Citations—Action Observation, Acupuncture, Gastrocnemius Muscle

 Acupuncture and Rheumatoid Arthritis: Researchers from University of Porto aimed to get results of the effect of acupuncture, as a treatment to Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) condition, and examine the benefits on the strength and nerve conduction improvements. To measure the nerve conduction and strength they used BIOPAC UIM100 module connected to a BIOPAC MP system with a […]

Ford uses fNIR Systems to test driving performance

Ford ran an experiment in which it used fNIR devices to monitor individual’s driving performance. The drivers were then given a score and provided insights into how their driving could be improved, via an app. Ford ran the study for four months using 40 Ford Fiestas and encompassed various types of weather, time of day, and […]

Changes in Blood Oxygenation as a Function of Perfectionism—APS Presentation

Changes in Blood Oxygenation as a function of perfectionism, mental health, and cognitive performance was the topic of Michael Lynch’s poster presentation at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Conference 2016. The presentation reviews their study to identify possible determinants of activity in the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex for perfectionist tendencies, symptoms characteristics for mental health, and cognitive performance. fNIR […]

BIOPAC EDA Webinar Part 1 (US) Recording Now Available

The BIOPAC EDA webinar Part 1 (US version) “How to record great Electrodermal Activity data” recording has just been made available to view. In this exclusive webinar, which was held Thursday June 9, BIOPAC experts presented ways to record great electrodermal activity data and covered: Participant preparation Proper setup Common mistakes Identifying artifacts in the data and […]

New BIOPAC Euro EDA Webinar Part 1 Recording, PowerPoint Slides, and Q&A Now Released

The BIOPAC Euro EDA webinar Part 1 “How to record great Electrodermal Activity data” recording, slides, and QA have just been made available to view. In this exclusive webinar, which was held Thursday April 21, BIOPAC experts presented ways to record great electrodermal activity data and covered: Participant preparation Proper setup Common mistakes Identifying artifacts in […]

BIOPAC Webinar: How to Get Great EDA Data—Part 1 Recording Great Data (US Version)

BIOPAC, the world’s leader in life science data recording, is hosting the US version of our free webinar on obtaining great Electrodermal Activity (EDA) data on June 9th, 2016 at 8am PDT.  This webinar is for US individuals who were unable to attend the previous European version and will focus on recording great EDA data. REGISTER HERE Who should […]