Brain's Code for Pronouncing Vowels Uncovered, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Study

Published: Aug 22, 2012

Scientists at UCLA and the Technion, Israel's Institute of Technology, have unraveled how our brain cells encode the pronunciation of individual vowels in speech. Published in the Aug. 21 edition of Nature Communications, the discovery could lead to new technology that verbalizes the unspoken words of people paralyzed by injury or disease.

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