News for lbionics
February 20, 2023
Funded project: How does the past affect what we see in...
What we see at any given time is not solely determined by the information currently reaching our eyes. The visual system is indeed thought to leverage perceptual history – i.e., the stimuli saw in the recent past – to contextualise and optimise perception. The incorporation of past stimulus...Click to know more
January 25, 2023
Certainty attenuates our brain responses to pain
Pain perception is a warning signal to protect our body integrity. When pain persists over time, our brain needs to learn to predict its temporal evolution in order to minimize the risk of harm. How can we perform such predictions and how does it affect our brain activity? It is very well...Click to know more
January 19, 2023
Immersive virtual reality tool for motor assessment in...
According to the World Health Organization, stroke is the second world’s debilitating disease. Around 2/3 of individuals with stroke suffer from upper limb motor dysfunctions, which affect their quality of life. To predict long-term rehabilitation, experts recommend frequent assessments of body...Click to know more
November 08, 2022
Visit of Pr. Philippe Lefèvre's lab
Discover the laboratory of Philippe Lefèvre, who works on motion control at UCLouvain. Among other specificities, in collaboration with the ESA - European Space Agency, the work of his group focuses on the influence of gravity, and its absence, on the manipulation of objects. This video...Click to know more
October 18, 2022
Brain connectivity changes in progression towards dementia
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting approximately 10% of individuals aged above 65. Most scientists agree that early detection and prevention of the disease would be more effective than trying to cure dementia. In this study, we found that increased connectivity in...Click to know more