Sleep, neuroengineering and dynamics

Jens Christian Claussen*, Ulrich G. Hofmann

*Corresponding author for this work

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Modeling of consciousness-related phenomena and neuroengineering are fields that are rapidly growing together. We review recent approaches and developments and point out some promising directions of future research: Understanding the dynamics of consciousness states and associated oscillations, pathological oscillations as well as their treatment by stimulation, neuroprosthetics and brain-computer-interface approaches, and stimulation approaches that probe, influence and strengthen memory consolidation. In all these fields, computational models connect theory, neurophysiology and neuroengineering research and pave a way towards medical applications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-214
Number of pages4
JournalCognitive Neurodynamics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2012


  • Brain-computer interface
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Consciousness
  • Dynamics
  • Neuroengineering
  • Neuroprosthetics
  • Pathological oscillations
  • Plasticity
  • Sleep


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