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Title: Scientists create 'mind-reading' device which analyzed the brain waves of non-verbal, paralyzed man
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Published: Jul 15, 2021
Author: Mike Rivero
Post Date: 2021-07-15 10:17:31 by Horse
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and turned them into sentences on a computer screen in medical first.

Researchers have tapped the brain waves of a paralyzed man unable to speak and turned what he intended to say into sentences in a medical first.

The device, created by a team at the University of California, San Francisco, analyzes brain waves to decode what a patient is trying to say and then displays the text on a computer screen.

It will take years of additional research but the study results, reported Wednesday, mark an important step toward one day restoring more natural communication for people who can't speak because of injury or illness.

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