Neuroprosthesis for Decoding Speech in a Paralyzed Person with Anarthria.

  title={Neuroprosthesis for Decoding Speech in a Paralyzed Person with Anarthria.},
  author={David A. Moses and Sean L. Metzger and Jessie R. Liu and Gopala K. Anumanchipalli and Joseph G. Makin and Pengfei F Sun and Josh Chartier and Maximilian E. Dougherty and Patricia M Liu and Gary M. Abrams and Adelyn Tu-Chan and Karunesh Ganguly and Edward F. Chang},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={385 3},
BACKGROUND Technology to restore the ability to communicate in paralyzed persons who cannot speak has the potential to improve autonomy and quality of life. An approach that decodes words and sentences directly from the cerebral cortical activity of such patients may represent an advancement over existing methods for assisted communication. METHODS We implanted a subdural, high-density, multielectrode array over the area of the sensorimotor cortex that controls speech in a person with… 

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