Prosthetics that read minds

“Karen Valley was born missing her left arm below the elbow. At three months she was fitted with her first artificial limb. At 17 months she received her first functional prosthesis, and at ten was one of the first children in Ottawa to be fitted with a myoelectric arm — a limb that translates electrical impulses from skin contact into movement.”

Find out in this Reader’s Digest tribute how Western University researcher and What Matters Now participant  Jody Culham is using brain scans to improve the lives of people like Karen Valley.

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