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People who have suffered a stroke or traumatic brain injury usually have to re-learn a lot – walking, writing, understanding, controlling their limbs, and speaking. After a stroke, speech is often at least affected, if not completely gone, depending on the severity of the infarct and on which side of the brain it occurred. In right-handed people, the left hemisphere of the brain controls the right side of the body, as well as the speech center; in left-handed people, the speech center is on the right side.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.