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Physicists read Maxwell's Demon's mind

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

Pioneering research offers a fascinating view into the inner workings of the mind of 'Maxwell's Demo...

Feds unveil rule requiring cars to ‘talk’ to each other | TheHill

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

The Obama administration released a long-awaited rule on Tuesday requiring all new vehicles to have ...

Actin May Be Key for Long Term Memory

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

A new study reports actin could be the key to the molecular machinery that helps form and store memo...

Complex learning dismantles barriers in the brain

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

Scientists at the Jagiellonian University in Poland taught Braille to sighted individuals and found ...

Has DeepMind Really Passed Go? — Backchannel — Medium

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

In the very same week that Artificial Intelligence lost one of its greatest pioneers, Marvin Minsky,...

Dogs Have A Conscience Too

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

That man’s best friend has a conscience is what every owner would be willing to bet, without even th...

The Information Theory of Life | Quanta Magazine

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

The polymath Christoph Adami is investigating life’s origins by reimagining living things as self-pe...

The Right Way to Learn While You Sleep | Neuroscience News

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

You can swot up on vocabulary in your sleep – but only if you don’t confuse your brain in the proces...

Mental maps: Route-learning changes brain tissue

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

Fifteen years ago, a study showed that the brains of London cab drivers had an enlargement in the hi...

Brain-to-Brain Networks Established in Rodents and Primates

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

Researchers have been able to link the brains of primates and the brains of rodents, allowing the an...

A First Big Step Toward Mapping the Human Brain | WIRED

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

It’s a long, hard road to understanding the human brain, and one of the first milestones in that jou...

Why movies look weird at 48fps, and games are better at 60fps, and the uncanny valley… | Accidental Scientist

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

It should be safe to conclude that humans can see frame rates greater than 24 fps. The next question...

Distinguishing cause from effect using observational data: methods and benchmarks

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

The discovery of causal relationships from purely observational data is a fundamental problem in sci...

Decreased segregation of brain systems across the healthy adult lifespan

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

The brain is a large-scale network, not unlike many social or technological networks. Just like soci...

1959 Essay by Isaac Asimov on Creativity

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00
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the neuroscience of consciousness

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

Consciousness has traditionally been a philosophical question due largely to a lack of information r...

Antidepressants rapidly alter brain architecture, study finds - LA Times

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

A single dose of a popular class of psychiatric drug used to treat depression can alter the brain’s ...

Pigeon paradox reveals quantum cosmic connections

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

A thought experiment has exposed a new kind of quantum link that could connect every particle in the...

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