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Science Nation: Mind Reading Computer System May Help People With Locked-In Syndrome

2 minutes 33 seconds

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Locked-in syndrome is a condition in which people with normal cognitive brain activity suffer severe paralysis, often from injuries or an illness such as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Boston University neuroscientist Frank Guenther conducts research on how brain regions interact, with the hope of melding mind and machine, and ultimately making life much better for people with locked-in syndrome.

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Runtime: 2 minutes 33 seconds

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Episode 1
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 2
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Episode 3
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Episode 6
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