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Virtual Reality Eases Phantom Limb Pain
Virtual Reality can relieve the sensation of phantom limb pain. A new test devised by researchers at Aalborg University shows that VR technology can trick the amputee’s brain into thinking that it is still in control of a missing limb.
Social closeness and level of threat affect likelihood of physical consolation behavior
Like chimpanzees, humans may console their threatened peers out of empathy, according to a study published May 31, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard from the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR), The Netherlands, and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues, including Marie Bruvik Heinskou from the Department of Sociology and Social Work, Aalborg University, Denmark.
Aching Knee or Sore Back? New App Helps Doctors Treat Your Pain
Danish researchers have developed a system that lets you visually draw your pain using an app on your phone. Doctors can then study your symptoms as images or video, saving time and improving treatment.
New president for the network of innovative universities
A new president for the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) has been elected. He wishes to strengthen cooperation and knowledge sharing between researchers from all member institutions. Aalborg University has been a member of ECIU since 1997.
Internet of the Future: Massive Mobile Antennae Technology
Mobile base stations for 5G solutions will consist of hundreds of small antennas. Benefits include faster transmission, improved energy efficiency, better security and wider coverage. Researchers at Aalborg University are at the forefront of developing the new antenna technology.
Virtual Rehabilitation to Help the Brain Injured
A group of students at Aalborg University has developed a virtual reality rehabilitation system. Now they receive a grant from the Siemens Foundation to get their system to market