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All In The Mind - ABC Radio National

ABC Radio National

Health, Science & Medicine

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All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

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May 3rd, 2015

Episode 63 of 143 episodes

At the age of 12 Martin Pistorius developed a mysterious neurological illness.He fell into a coma and was unable to move or communicate. It was assumed he had no awareness but a couple of years later he began to wake up—yet no-one knew.He was trapped inside his body for almost 10 years until he found a way to communicate. Using computer-generated voice technology he tells us about how he coped with this terrifying ordeal, and how he found the love of his life.

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