First Abstract

Big news! I have submitted my first abstract for a poster session! Woohoo! It is a one-page abstract where I describe my work with calibration for Brain-Computer Interfaces. The idea is to create a system that automatically decides when to do calibration and when to use the system. It is brilliant! If the abstract isContinue reading “First Abstract”

So many feelings

Being a Ph.D. student is sometimes like riding a rollercoaster of emotions. Some days I love it, but some days I only feel anxiety. Today I have felt both. Performance anxiety The most common negative emotion that I have as a Ph.D. student is performance anxiety. I feel that I don’t know enough, I don’tContinue reading “So many feelings”

Ethics

During the last week, I have talked a lot about ethics in connection to Brain-Computer Interfaces. I can’t deny that it sometimes feels a bit like science fiction when we consider a future where everyone uses BCI systems in their everyday life as seamlessly as we use cellphones today. But it is nevertheless a relevantContinue reading “Ethics”

First data collection

Today was one of those big days: I collected my first set of EEG data! I did a simple trial where the test person (my husband in this case) imagined to lift his right or left hand. I am so proud that I got everything to work: the stimuli program, mounting the EEG cap, andContinue reading “First data collection”