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The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 6: Neuroscience

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 6: Neuroscience

Expectations of brain research The expectations on brain research have never been greater. The EU and the US gigantic multi-billion projects are only a part of a movement which has made Professor Patrick Aebischer at EPFL and others term the epoch that we now are living in the Century of Brain. The expectation on the result of this movement for more knowledge about how the brain is working is multidimensional. Christer Johansson, Professor of History… Continue reading

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 2: Learning

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 2: Learning

Our senses like sight and hearing, skills like motor skills and memory functions is managed by different parts of the brain. Therefore different forms of training are needed to develop different skills. From this prerequisite Torkel Klingberg, Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm says that “I want to see an improved understanding of where individual differences come from, and how different problems connect to each other.” He hopes that a new field… Continue reading