Biocybernetic Factors in Human Perception and Memory
STANFORD UNIV CA STANFORD ELECTRONICS LABS
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The objective of this research is to develop biocybernetic techniques for use in the analysis and development of skills required for the enhancement of concrete images of the eidetic type. The scan patterns of the eye during inspection of scenes are treated as indicators of the brains strategy for the intake of visual information. The authors determine the features that differentiate visual scan patterns associated with superior imagery from scan patterns associated with inferior imagery, and simultaneously differentiate the EEG features correlated with superior imagery from those correlated with inferior imagery. A closely-coupled man-machine system has been designed to generate image enhancement and to train the individual to exert greater voluntary control over his own imagery. The models for EEG signals and saccadic eye movement in the man-machine system have been completed. The report describes the details of these models and discusses their usefulness.
- Biomedical Instrumentation and Bioengineering