The affect of words

The study in this article from IFLS is really exciting because it shows the possibility of developing ways to communicate with some people who are in a vegetative state.

One of the people in the study could pay attention to individual words and had the ability to follow some commands. While a bit of a way off yet, the results of this study could help develop a way to allow the patient and others like them to communicate with the outside world. Language and the brain are so exciting!

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