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A new research has revealed that there would be less confusion between similar memories, which overlap physically in the brain, if the brain area responsible for them is larger.
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Scientists have found that the human brain has been shrinking for the past 20,000 years, and we have lost roughly a tennis ball`s worth of neurons in volume, possibly as a result of `domestication`.
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In a first, researchers have imaged all of the neurons firing in a living organism - revealing how signals travel through the body in real time.
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Scientists claim to have developed the "closest model" to a functioning human brain ever created and it is advanced enough to pass a basic IQ test.
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Scientists claim to have for the first time successfully managed to partially control a specific memory in mice.
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Advances in EEG brain-wave detection technology could soon help monitor a pilot’s state of mind.
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Each taste, from sweet to salty, is sensed by a set of neurons in the brain. Now scientists have mapped for the first time how taste is represented in the mammalian brain.
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