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Senses: Eye and Ear Neuro Models

In the classroom, it is not easy to determine how the eye and ear works. We can use an eye chart or tuning forks, but that only tells us so much. Using models connected to a computer interface can actually allow us to see the action potentials generated by the eye and the ear based on what colors there are "seeing" and sounds they are "hearing".

Cleaning Procedures

Cleaning Procedures for the iWorx Systems With many schools and universities getting ready to head back to campus this Fall, it is important that proper procedures are in place for keeping students, faculty and others safe while still being able to provide the excellent education we want for our students. This probably includes using face masks and hand sanitizer, washing hands properly, maintaining proper distancing, and beefed up cleaning protocols for everything from desks and computers to the lab materials students will be touching on a routing basis.

Box Jump and Other Exercises ~ Using the Wireless ROAM-EMG

Box Jump and Other Exercises ~ Using the Wireless ROAM-EMG

Top 12 labs

Here are a few of our favorite labs, listed here in order of the general curriulum sequence.

Pulse-OX Challenge

A critical component of homeostasis is maintaining oxygen saturation. Your body will adapt to various activities to ensure proper oxygen levels.

Feb 2019: Physiology of Attraction

Does tall, dark and handsome melt your soul like warm chocolate? Does a cute, little nose push all the right buttons? Why does someone make your heart palpitate and your palms go sweaty and you get tongue-tied just thinking about him/her? There is a science to all this attractiveness.

Jan 2019: Hand Dominance

Does the dominant limb have both faster reaction time and faster nerve conduction velocity than the non-dominant limb?

Nov 2018: Sports Psychology – Music and EEG

Sport psychologists have advised athletes to use music as tool in preparation for competition. This is due to the fact that music will influence arousal if it promotes thoughts that encourage physical activity or relaxation.

Sept 2018: EEG Control Lab

This lab uses EEG, meditation and scoring to see if brain wave activity can be controlled

Welcome Back ~ Fall 2018

Welcome Back ~ Fall 2018