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The magic of cinema unlocked one man’s coma-bound world

Consciousness

The magic of cinema unlocked one man’s coma-bound world

BBC Future - Tom Stafford

An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling, says Tom Stafford. If brain injury steals your consciousness then you are in a …

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