News tagged with neural code
(Medical Xpress)—At the same settings and light conditions, a camera will take the same picture every time. In contrast, a brain does not make perfect reconstructions of a stimulus. It appears instead to ...
Neuroscience Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 6 |
Despite many remarkable discoveries in the field of neuroscience during the past several decades, researchers have not been able to fully crack the brain's "neural code." The neural code details how the brain's ...
Neuroscience Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 4 |
Nearly every cell in the human body carries a copy of the full human genome. So how is it that the cells that detect light in the human eye are so different from those of, say, the beating heart or the spleen?
Genetics Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Team deciphers retina's neural code for brain communication to create novel prosthetic retinal device for blind
(Medical Xpress) -- Two researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have deciphered a mouse's retina's neural code and coupled this information to a novel prosthetic device to restore sight to blind mice. The researchers ...
Medical research Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (24) | 11 |
A team of neuroscientists at Dartmouth College has shown that different individuals' brains use the same, common neural code to recognize complex visual images.
Neuroscience Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 10 |