Patients with brain damage can learn to see and balance through sensory substitution using the tongue. Join host Dr. Bruce Bloom for a fascinating look into new research with Dr. Yuri Danilov, senior scientist at the Tactile Communication & Neurorehabilitation Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A new understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system can help patients with neurological and neuromuscular diseases such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease regain visual and motor skills.
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