An Epic Journey Through the Brain in 2.1 Seconds
The story of a neural impulse and what it reveals about how our brains work
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What’s it like to be a spike?: What we’re learning in the Golden Age of neuroscience
It began as an idle thought. I stood on a chill dimly-lit platform one early winter morning, waiting on my regular, no-doubt delayed train to emerge from the tunnel and pull up with a screech of brakes, ready to convey me through the snow-topped hill...
The dark neuron problem, or mind reading at 90% accuracy
I’m going to read your mind. Right now. Ready? Don’t get freaked out. Deep breath. Here we go…
The loneliest neuron
There it lives, the loneliest neuron. The neuron that lies furthest from the outside world. Furthest from the inputs from your senses; furthest from the outputs to your muscles.