The high prevalence of neurological and psychiatric disorders creates a critical need for better ways to diagnose, alleviate, or cure them. This requires improved understanding of the brain processes that govern normal or abnormal function. The central goal of this proposed project is to derive such improved understanding about human speech perception using electrodes that are implanted for clinical purposes in patients who await brain surgery, which provides an unprecedented window into the spatio-temporal kinetics of human behavior. Read more here.
Jeffrey G Ojemann, MD (Site PI)
Sponsor: Albany Research Institute and NIH/ NINDS