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Listening in to perceived speech with contrastive learning

New algorithms allow researchers to decode words the brain is hearing with a non-invasive method, outside the scalp.

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Fig. 1: A deep learning strategy for decoding perceived speech.


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Correspondence to Sergey D. Stavisky.

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S.D.S. is an inventor on intellectual property related to intracortical BCIs licensed by Stanford University to Blackrock Neurotech and Neuralink Corp.

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Stavisky, S.D., Wairagkar, M. Listening in to perceived speech with contrastive learning. Nat Mach Intell 5, 1179–1180 (2023).

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