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Scientists discover nature's algorithm for intelligence

Posted on 12/08 17:22 in Shows | 0

Throughout the ages, one old chestnut has stubbornly resisted yielding up its secret: the organizational principle behind the human brain.Joe Tsien, think they may be onto the answer with a recent paper published in the journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.

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Groundbreaking fMRI study finds 4 distinct neurological subtypes of depression

Posted on 12/20 18:52 in Shows | 0

The study captured fMRI brain scans from more than a thousand participants, in order to answer a question: What’s different between the brains of healthy people and those with depression?The authors refer to the axes as a shared pathological core, by which we can understand the relationship between brain connectivity and the symptoms of depression.

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Brainstorming online soccer ball control -

Posted on 01/14 21:01 in More | 0

I'm developing an online soccer MOBA where upwards of ten players will be jockeying for a soccer ball.This journal is a brain dump to help me get a handle on the mechanics of managing a soccer ball in an online soccer game using Unity3D and the Photon network engine.

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The brains of astronauts change during spaceflight

Posted on 02/02 17:31 in Shows | 0

At the dawn of human spaceflight, we weren’t even sure people would be able to eat in space.Today, we’ve moved on to bigger questions like, “what happens to your brain in space?

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Scientists develop a robot capable of listening when told it's wrong, in real time

Posted on 03/13 16:12 in Shows | 0

Now a research team from Boston University and MIT’s CSAIL have successfully enabled Baxter to interpret and obey brain waves in real time.” Their setup gave Baxter a simple sorting task and a human judge wearing an EEG cap.

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Stanford researchers accidentally discover a whole new role for the cerebellum

Posted on 03/20 17:17 in Shows | 0

Scientists from Stanford have stumbled onto a new and different role for the cerebellum — and they found it while they were looking for something else entirely.Their target for observation was granule cells, which you can see lit up here in green.

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Elon Musk wants to implant an AI interface in your brain

Posted on 03/28 16:36 in Shows | 0

Toward that goal, and with a happy side effect of therapeutic benefits for certain brain disorders, Elon Musk has been funding a company called Neuralink that wants to implant an AI interface in your brain.It has to be stressed here that brain implants are not a casual undertaking.

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Breakthrough Stanford experiment shakes up our model of the brain's spatial orientation system

Posted on 04/06 18:38 in Shows | 0

Your brain has a built-in GPS system, with bespoke cells for speed, location, direction and more.Now a group of scientists from Stanford have further advanced our understanding of the brain’s spatial orientation system — by shaking up our models in a big way.

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Brain-Computer Interfaces Could Eliminate Lower Back Pain

Posted on 06/29 20:12 in Shows | 0

And for people who have pain doctors can’t explain or really treat, things can start looking pretty bleak.There are the class of disorders that come from pinched or otherwise damaged nerves, such as sciatica and other neuropathic pain.

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DARPA Picks Dream Teams to Develop Wireless Brain Interface

Posted on 07/24 17:51 in Shows | 0

Last summer we reported on a new project called the Neural Engineering System Design (NESD), brought to you by the acronym-happy spooks at DARPA.Now DARPA has picked six dream-team research groups that will split $65 million in funding to develop the NIOB by way of their respective goals.

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With Your Brain Waves and Virtual Reality, 'The Matrix' May Be Just Around the Corner

Posted on 08/31 15:42 in Shows | 0

Earlier this year, we reported on some of the alternately weird and inspired devices created in pursuit of immersive virtual reality.For the latter, you would probably need to interface directly with a person’s brain, intercepting thoughts directly at their source and translating them into movement within a virtual world.

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