Hearing only with the brain?

Jeff kidsdoc2000 at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 27 18:57:24 EST 2004


"Curious" <curious11112001 at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:34a4f456.0407271322.3e5dc2fc at posting.google.com...
> Is it possible for deaf patients to use an radio-frequency wireless
> electronic device in their auditory cortex that convert the RF signals
> into signals the brain would recognize as the intended audio signal?

Doubtful. The auditory information is spread over too many neurons by the
time it gets to the auditory cortex.

Jeff





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