Boundary contraction may be as common as boundary extension, and whether something appears zoomed in or out depends on the properties of the image.
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Using artificial intelligence and brain-computer interface technology, researchers reconstructed English words from neural signals recorded from the brains of non-human primates.
During memory formation, the directional coupling between the neocortex and hippocampus alters. Decreased power in brain oscillations in the neocortex preceded and predicted increased power in the hippocampus. The reverse occurs during memory retrieval.
Scientists generated statistical instances of the micro-connectome, containing over 10 million neurons. The model spans five orders of magnitude and contains 88 billion synaptic connections.
Machine learning is unable to tell the difference in brain activity between a lab-grown mini-brain and that of a preterm infant who has reached full-term.
Functional connectivity problems associated with temporal lobe epilepsy appear to improve after surgery.
Studying brain tissue samples from people with ASD revealed a common set of alterations in genes associated with synaptic communication between neurons. The changes were identified mainly in neurons in the uppermost layers of the neocortex.
A mathematical algorithm developed by the Blue Brain Project can objectively classify different shapes of neurons in the brain. The algorithm has already helped researchers objectively identify 17 types of pyramidal neurons in the somatosensory cortex of a rat.
Multisensory gamma wave stimulation improves recognition and spatial memory, in addition to reducing amyloid in the auditory cortex and hippocampal CA1 areas of mice. Findings suggest such sensory stimulation boosts hippocampal function and reduces Alzheimer's linked pathologies throughout the neocortex.