Completely paralysed man communicates for the first time in months, asks to listen to Tool


A completely paralysed man has learned to communicate using brain impulses via a pair of square electrode arrays surgically implanted into his skull, and he’s let it known that he’d like to listen to Tool

The 34-year-old patient, an ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) patient, suffers from complete locked-in syndrome, a condition in all muscle control is lost, leading to complete paralysis.