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Who we are...

We're a team of curious and motivated UCLA students passionate about learning more about our brains and neurotechnology. Follow us on our journey in hacking the brain as we build and develop programs for our own Brain Computer Interface (BCI) system.

Sasha
Schtein

Software Developer

Manya
Bali

Research/Development,

Digital Content Director

Eugene
Yang

Hardware Developer

Aly Ung

Research/Development,

Hardware Developer

Sei
Chang

Software Developer

Jone
Bacinskaite

Research/Development,

Communications Director

What we're up to...

For our first competition, we built a system that detects the mood of the user based on their alpha waves and uses the input to turn a LED light on and off. Check out our video and GitHub below!

Featured Blogs

January 27, 2019

Complications with using Python on MacOS to Receive and Process EEG data

As a somewhat new student to the neurotech field and specifically EEG data manipulation, my first task seemed simple - connect the OpenBCI hardware with my Mac via Bluetooth, and then attempt to ma...

January 19, 2019

Understanding EEGs 

Can you say “electroencephalogram” five times, fast, without tripping up? I sure can’t, but fortunately I don’t need to pronounce it to explain how it works in this blog post!

Here’s your one sentence summary for what an electroencephalogram, or EEG,...

January 12, 2019

UCLA Students Try Brain Hacking, Part 1 

Our beautiful OpenBCI equipment finally arrived in the mail, so over the past couple weeks, we had the chance to put together our first brain computer interface! Fortunately, with the help of several online guides and video tutor...

November 28, 2018

UCLA Students Try Brain Hacking! (a Prequel) 

How many times have you slumped into the perfect position on the couch right before realizing that the TV remote is just out of reach? I hope I’m not the only one who’s thought that if only I try hard enough, the remote...

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