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Neuroscientists identify how the brain works to select what we (want to) see

Neuroscientists identify how the brain works to select what we (want to) see | neuro_life | Scoop.it
If you are looking for a particular object -- say a yellow pencil -- on a cluttered desk, how does your brain work to visually locate it?
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Metaphors actually trigger the sensory parts of our brains

Metaphors actually trigger the sensory parts of our brains | neuro_life | Scoop.it
Metaphors and other figurative language are deeply woven into the fabric of human communication, as this very sentence actually demonstrates. But how do our brains translate these metaphors into something they can understand?
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How to map the 100 billion neurons in the brain | KurzweilAI

How to map the 100 billion neurons in the brain | KurzweilAI | neuro_life | Scoop.it
MIT neuroscientist Sebastian Seung believes mapping of of the human brain's 100 billion neurons can be done --- one cubic millimeter of brain tissue at a...
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