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Minimally conscious people are being re-evaluated for degrees of consciousness many thought they never had. CNN's Anderson Cooper reports for "60 Minutes."

How Patients with Unresponsive Wakefulness Communicate

 " Our research combines neuroimaging (MRI and EEG), with cognitive studies in brain-injured patients and healthy participants. We study patients who have sustained brain injuries that result in disorders of consciousness. We also study patients with neurodegenerative diseases in order to understand more about the causes and consequences of the memory, perception and reasoning problems that many of them experience. Finally, we develop web-based tools for the assessment of cognitive function, both in healthy participants and in patients with disorders of the brain."