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Submitted by koganezova on Fri, 04/21/2017 - 13:11

The study used an amputee who still had enough of the muscle left in his upper arm to help control his movement and different daily tasks using the prostheses. During all experiments, the amputee was visually and acoustically isolated, so the results would be only caused by the hand prosthesis. The experimenters took TIME devices and surgically implanted them in the ulnar and medial nerve, because they control most of the palm and the finger sensory fields. These TIME devices connected to mechanical sensors on sensors located in the prosthesis. This then turned the information received into electrical signals that the nerves in the arm received. They used different currents to test different responses. As they increased the current, the neurons firing rate increased as well. 

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This was cool to read! I'm interested to know what study exactly, so if you were were specific in the first sentence with the introduction of the study that would be something to add. Also, I believe you could reword the second sentence: During all experiments, the amputee was visually and acoustically isolated, thus only showing results caused by the hand prosthesis.

Interesting subject. Maybe just say what TIME stands for

Interesting topic! I would elaborate on what the TIME devices are because it is unclear what they do.