Neuroscientists decode brain speech signals into written text

Neuroscientists decode brain speech signals into written text

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By: Ian Sample Science editor | Neuroscientists decode brain speech signals into written text | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Study funded by Facebook aims to improve communication with paralysed patients

Doctors have turned the brain signals for speech into written sentences in a research project that aims to transform how patients with severe disabilities communicate in the future.

The breakthrough is the first to demonstrate how the intention to say specific words can be extracted from brain activity and converted into text rapidly enough to keep pace with natural conversation.

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