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Sep 7, 2020
Dr. Ivan Gligorijević is the co-founder and CEO of mBrainTrain, based in Serbia. Their main goal is to improve the quality of life of users through non-invasive electrode technology. In this episode, Dr. Ivan Gligorijević discusses how mBrainTrain is producing a mobile EEG device.
Top three takeaways:
[0:00] Ladan introduces the episode and the guest, Dr. Ivan Gligorijević.
[2:10] Gligorijević explains how the headphone device is suitable for recording brain activity in everyday conditions.
[4:30] With the EEG data obtained in the headset, more can be learned about a person’s mental workload, focus, and even quantification of stress.
[8:00] The device consists of electrodes at the ears and top of the headphone to extract part of the EEG.
[10:30] Gligorijević emphasizes the importance of scientific studies confirming the positive effects and strategies of similar headphone devices.
[12:40] Being based in Serbia, it can be difficult to gain funding but the mBrainTrain team received a grant in 2014.
[15:50] The future direction for the company is to bring EEG to everyday people and have it be viewed as a new type of interface.
[17:40] mBrainTrain firmly believes that having technology that is scientifically proven to work through research is necessary.