The 17th Annual Swartz Foundation Mind/Brain Lecture with Dr. Michael Wigler explores the genetic basis of cognition and autism.
Remembering and forgetting are two sides of the same coin. In a sense, forgetting is our brain’s way of sorting memories, so the most relevant memories are ready for retrieval.
DARPA is seeking proposals to develop super learning and enhanced memory technologies for use in humans.
In comparison to the human neo-cortex, olfaction is considered simple, a primitive affair. The smelling brain is overlooked in the light of such neurological virtuosities as abstract thought, or self-awareness.
Transhumanist design is in the spotlight at CHI2015 in Seoul Korea.
Should you upload your mind if you can?
Mesoscopic brain dynamics usually refers to the neural activity or dynamics at intermediate scales of the nervous system, at levels between neurons and the entire brain.
Melanie Swan on Introduction to Ethics of Perception in Nanocognition
Consumer brain computer interfaces have entered the marketplace, but what do they do exactly?
When we consider the matter of brain function augmentation, we take it for granted that the issue refers to the human brain as a distinct organ. However, as we live in a complex technological society, it is now becoming clear that the issue is much more complicated. Individual brains cannot simply be considered in isolation, and their function is no longer localized or contained within the cranium, as we now know that information may be transmitted directly from one brain to another (Deadwyler et al., 2013; Pais-Vieira et al., 2013).