Mind-reading machine allows completely paralyzed patients to say if they want to live

In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a massive stroke that left him paralyzed and speechless, with only the ability to blink his left eyelid. Using just that eye, he silently dictated his memoir, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, later adapted into a film. Bauby suffered from “locked-in syndrome,” in which patients are completely paralyzed except […]