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The Brain Dictionary

Scientists have created an interactive brain map showing which areas respond to different words. Nature Video explores how our brains organise the thousands of words in our heads.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on April 27, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.

April 28, 2016 — Nature Video

Paralyzed Man Bypasses Arm Nerves to Move Hands with His Brain

After a broken neck left him quadraplegic Ian Burkhart was told he would never be able to use his hands. Now he can grasp a bottle and pick up a credit card by using a computer plugged directly into his brain. Special software is able to decode his thoughts and convert them into electrical signals in his hand, bypassing the damaged nerves in his spine. Now Ian has regained an amazing degree of control over his hand, each movement stimulated by his own thoughts.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on April 13, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.

April 13, 2016