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La pobreza consume las capacidades mentales

La pobreza consume las capacidades mentales | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Investigaciones realizadas en EE UU y en India indican que los apuros económicos limitan los “recursos cognitivos disponibles”
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Scientists Complete the Most Detailed Map of the Brain Ever

Scientists Complete the Most Detailed Map of the Brain Ever | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Back in the Age of Discovery, rudimentary maps allowed European explorers to sail into the vast unknown. They began charting new worlds, and in turn, made newer maps that helped future generations better understand the lands and seas that cover our world.

Now, thanks to a new — if slightly different — type of map, we may be approaching a new age of discovery. One that takes us into the uncharted territories of the mysterious three-pound organ that underlies our thoughts, emotions, hopes and dreams: the human brain.

This week, researchers at Washington University published the “most intricate” map of the human cortex to date. As the outermost layer of the brain, the cortex is perhaps the most easily identifiable structure, with its surface carved by many hills and valleys into distinctive patterns.
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