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Today, you have neuroscientists working on a genetic, behavioural or cognitive level, and then you have informaticians, chemists and mathematicians. They all have their own…
Think of a forest, then imagine taking 10,000 trees and squeezing them together until there is essentially no space between them. That’s what the neocortical…
The brain builds a version of the universe and projects this version of the universe like a bubble all around us. So I can say…
All evidence indicates that the neuron does not reset. The synapses do not reset. They are always different. They’re changing every millisecond. Your brain today…
There are few scientists in the world with the resources I have at my disposal.
You stimulate the neo-cortex, it produces a symphony. But it’s not just a symphony of perception. It’s a symphony of your universe. Your reality.
The best way to figure out how something works is to try to build it from scratch.
People are afraid of detail and complexity.
Drug discovery is terribly expensive, just to find out how one drug could or could not work and all its side effects.
As scientists, we need to not be afraid of the truth.
I was always interested in curing the brain.
Everybody agrees that the brain is a remarkable machine. It’s capable of generating an enormous number of phenomena, some of them very obvious and some…
We cannot experimentally map out the brain. It’s just too big. In a piece of the brain the size of a pinhead there are 3,000…
99 percent of what you see is not what comes in through the eyes. It is what you infer about that room.
A meticulous virtual copy of the human brain would enable basic research on brain cells and circuits or computer-based drug trials.
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