The Plastic Brain

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Who knew a brain-machine interface could have such a cute consequence?

Via jtotheizzoe:

This is what science can do for us. This baby was born deaf, and received a cochlear implant to try and give him the ability to hear.

This video shows the moment it was first turned on, and the first time he heard sound … the sound of his mother’s voice.

(by Pasanonic)

Author: Rogan Tinsley

Biology, science and maths teacher with a PhD in Neuroscience and passion for education.

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