Using Thoughts and Technology to Help People Who Are Paralyzed

Using Thoughts and Technology to Help People Who Are Paralyzed

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Scientists are using signals from the brain to enable paralyzed individuals to gain more control over their lives. Recent developments have enabled people to control computers and drive wheelchairs using only their thoughts. In the future, scientists hope that similar technologies will allow paralyzed individuals to control prosthetics or even their own paralyzed limbs with help from artificial circuitry. (CBS News/60 Minutes has the story)

 

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