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OBJECTIVE Diabetes is the fifth leading cause of death by disease in the U.S. Diabetes also contributes to higher rates of morbidity-people with diabetes are at higher risk for heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, extremity amputations, and other chronic conditions. The objectives of this study were 1). to estimate the direct medical and indirect(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a practical motor imagery-based brain-controlled switch as functional as a real-world switch that is reliable with a minimal false positive operation rate and convenient for users without the need of attention to the switch during a 'No Control' state (when not to activate the switch). METHODS Four healthy volunteers were instructed(More)
for generously providing the laboratory, Ze Yu for coordinating the use of laboratory, and Yuqi Zheng for excellent research assistance. All errors are our own. Abstract We study how gradualism-increasing required levels (" thresholds ") of contributions slowly over time rather than requiring a high level of contribution immediately-affects individuals'(More)
This is to certify that the thesis prepared by Kai Qian entitled " Development of Electroencephalography based Brain Controlled Switch and Nerve Conduction Study Simulator Software " has been approved by his committee as satisfactory completion of the thesis requirement for the degree of Master of Science. ii Acknowledgments I would like to express my(More)
This is to certify that the thesis prepared by Plamen Nikolov entitled " The effect of concurrent cognitive-visuomotor multitasking and task difficulty on dynamic functional connectivity in the brain " has been approved by his committee as satisfactory completion of the thesis requirement for the degree of Master of Science. ii Acknowledgements I would like(More)
  • Plamen Nikolov, Harvard University, Robert Neugeboren, Harvard, Humberto Barreto
  • 2013
1 General Tips about Writing Style When I read your term papers, I look for your ability to motivate your question using economic logic, your ability to critically analyze the past literature, and your ability to recognize empirical problems as they arise. In particular, it is important that your term paper demonstrates that you are more knowledgeable,(More)
Because of the high returns of schooling in developing countries, policy-makers have placed considerable attention to increasing school access. However, an important mechanism through which brain development in utero can aect demand for education exists. Cognitive development in utero, due to maternal deciency in folic acid, can biologically constrain(More)