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Connectome: How the brain’s wiring makes us who we are

Sebastian Seung RSA Rising star in the field of neuroscience Sebastian Seung argues that our identity lies not in our genes but in the connections between our brain cells — and he describes the monumental task of mapping these “connectomes”, … Continue reading

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Learning mechanism of the adult brain revealed

Helena van Oers EurekAlert They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Fortunately, this is not always true. Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience have now discovered how the adult brain can adapt to new situations. The … Continue reading

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