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Researchers Have Induced the Sensations of Touch and Movement in a Paralyzed Man

News   Apr 11, 2018 | Original story by Caltech

 
Paralyzed Patient Feels Sensation Again

fMRI is used to highlight select implant sites in the somatosensory cortex. Electrodes implanted in this region were able to stimulate neurons that produced physical sensations, like a squeeze or tap, in the arm of a paralyzed man. Credit: Courtesy of the Andersen laboratory

 
 
 

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