Posts tagged ‘neuroscience’

On like Donkey Kong

Ed Yong in The Atlantic Can Neuroscience Understand Donkey Kong, Let Alone a Brain? “Two researchers applied common neuroscience techniques to a classic computer chip. Their…

Strange Tools

Out of our heads I’m a big fan of the work and writings of Alva Noë, I’ve found his arguments about mind and consciousness both challenging…

People with brains

Nice research out of King’s College London this week, reported here: Dynamically Tweaking Neurons “Computers are often used as a metaphor for the brain, with logic…

Forget Everything And Remember

From the current issue of Cerebral Cortex Aversive Learning Modulates Cortical Representations of Object Categories Abstract Experimental studies of conditioned learning reveal activity changes in the…