When designed to process sound based on familiar patterns, sound recognition by computers becomes more robust.
Researchers in Japan have used the powerful K computer, the world's fastest supercomputer, to simulate the complex neural structure of our brain.
New research by neuroscientists at UC Berkeley, suggests that the human brain is not detail-oriented, but opts for the big picture when it comes to hearing.
Neurons come in an astounding assortment of shapes and sizes, forming a thick inter-connected jungle of cells. Now, UCL neuroscientists have found that there is a simple pattern that describes the tree-like shape of all neurons.