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BGU Tech Aims to Improve Astronauts’ Brain Health

BGU Tech Aims to Improve Astronauts’ Brain Health

January 25, 2022

Robotics & High-Tech

CTech — Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are working with an Israeli startup, brain.space, to improve brain health in space. They are using EEG sensors to measure brain activity and determine a patient’s mental state, while presenting training games and videos that are influenced by real-time brain activity.

Stibbe will use the EEG scans to test mental acuity in space. Photo: PR

Israeli astronaut, Eytan Stibbe will wear BGU’s innovative EEG sensors, invented by Dr. Oren Shriki, during his February mission to the International Space Station. The sensors will perform neurofeedback in remote communication with its sensor platform to improve astronauts’ brain health.

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