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What happens in locked-in syndrome, exactly?

What is it?

Locked-in syndrome (LIS) is a condition in which the patient is in a normal state of awareness but isn’t able to move or speak. 464 more words

16-39 Segment 2: Locked-In Syndrome


Some people who have a stroke in the brain stem suffer from a condition where they are fully conscious and aware, yet appear to be in a coma because they cannot move a muscle, except for sometimes the eyes. 1,224 more words

Radio Health Journal Podcasts

Limitless s1 ep 20

It’s Rebecca’s turn to narrate, in “Hi. My Name Is Rebecca Harris”, although when we first see her she’s about to be shot. Winding back a little, we pick up at the end of the last episode, and the conversation between Brian and Rebecca which has been coming for the whole season: he promised not to lie to her, he’s been lying to her, and he needs to come clean. 279 more words


O escafandro e a borboleta

França, 1996.

No silêncio do quarto 119, Jean-Dominique Bauby emerge do coma. Cerca de dois meses antes, o então redator-chefe da revista Elle sofrera um acidente vascular cerebral, comprometendo todas suas funções motoras. 178 more words

Crônicas E Poesias

The Silent

The fifth cryptomind discussed in “The Mind Club” is The Silent.  This chapter is about those we cannot communicate with who, because of trauma to the brain, cannot communicate with us.  594 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

The Ultimate Test

The Ultimate Test is the sixth chapter of “Consciousness and the Brain:  Deciphering How the Brain Codes our Thoughts” is an outstanding book by the French neuroscientist Stanislas Dehaene who is the Chair of Experimental Psychology at the College of France.  524 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data