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Tourette's Challenge

How It Works

The T.S.P. will be a nano-size (very, very, very small) pacemaker on the basal ganglia- groups of neurons at the base of the cerebrum. The Basal Ganglia (a part of the brain where a tic is generated) helps control well-learned movements such as walking  The device would be implanted by a shot. The T.S.P. will get to the brain by detecting impulses from the basil ganglia when you do simple movements like walking. It will then sense the tic before the person sensed it and then reroute the tic.

The tic would be rerouted to a place the patient chose when they got it implanted. The options for rerouting the tic could be a finger or toe. Therefore the tic would not be a distraction. The T.S.P. would also count the number of tics it reroutes and send the info to the doctor wirelessly so the doctor could see if the device was working correctly. The machine would do one more thing. It would take a little bit of the energy when it needed to recharge its battery. Therefore the tic would go to good use and the tic would not be so strong when it was rerouted. We have discovered that the computer has to send out probes after being injected. After reaching the brain it will sense the sounds of the brain. When in the white matter of the brain there are no signals but when in the grey matter there are signals that sound like rain falling on a tin roof. Once deep inside the grey matter the T.S.P. will implant itself. Our technology will change the world of Tourette's forever.







Caption: The brain is like this circuit board because it can reroute things like these lights. From the top the pictures show how the lights are interrupted by a clap. Like the brain the normal functions are changed, like you see in the picture.

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