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Submission + - Brain-Computer Interface Works With Speech Centers (sciencedaily.com)

Scottingham writes: Science Daily reports on new research that uses electrodes placed in the speech centers of the brain to move a cursor around the screen. While participants were instructed to utter different vowel sounds their neural activity was parsed and analyzed. Once analyzed and connected to a cursor-control program, participants quickly learned to use the different vowel sounds to move a cursor around a screen. The system can distinguish between actual speech and the cursor-controlling thought-sounds.
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