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Title question: See below Question 1: Sort of. Question 2: Yes. Question 3: Yes. The wrinkly outer layer of the human brain, the neocortex, is an anatomical feature found only in mammals. It is largely responsible for our ability to process sensory information in great detail, and plays a large role in memory formation, recognition, and higher thought. ...


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I was interested in the same question a while ago. Unfortunately, Witelson et al (1999) reported here (http://penthai.sc.mahidol.ac.th/html/articles/newsletter/paper3.pdf) that volume measurements haven't been taken at the time. Weight data is available, but weight and volume aren't correlated perfectly. Witelson, S. F., Kigar, D. L., & Harvey, T. ...


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The human brain contains approximately 1.5x10^14 synapses, connecting its 19–23 billion neurons. Source: Pakkenberg, B., Pelvig, D., Marner, L., Bundgaard, M. J., Gundersen, H. J. G., Nyengaard, J. R., & Regeur, L. (2003). Aging and the human neocortex. Experimental Gerontology, 38(1-2), 95-99. doi:10.1016/S0531-5565(02)00151-1


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Assuming that by "neurobricks" you imply the ability to design systems using modular neuronal components, then I think the Neurological Engineering Framework is what you're looking for. Essentially, groups of neurons fire together as a way to encode information from various sources. So you can get simple things like an integrator or something that keeps ...


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Point by point: The Melon headband has three electrodes. Our primary electrode is on the forehead region known as FP1, where Melon can monitor brainwave activity from the prefrontal cortex. The problem with this is that electricity doesn't work like that. Current always flows between two points, and our electrodes measure the potential between two ...



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