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CBS News in Focus (The Human Brain: BrainPort) Part II #849958

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The CBS News/"Time" magazine series called "A User's Guide to the Brain" re-introduced.

(Madison, Wisconsin: Daniel Sieberg) Experimental technology called BrainPort that allows the blind to "see" using electrical impulses felt on their tongues featured; scenes & diagrams shown to illustrate how the system works to send signals to the brain in a different "language." [WICAB, Inc., product development director Rich HOGLE†, device user Roger BEHM††, BrainPort researcher Aimee ARNOLDUSSEN†- explain how the technology works.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Tomorrow's final segment in the series previewed.

Couric, Katie;
Sieberg, Daniel

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