Brain Cells Get The Whole Picture

Ueli Rutishauser, at Caltech (California Institute of Technology) has arrived at an interesting finding. Brain cells or neurons can recognise whole faces, not their parts, enabling us to tell friends from strangers or a sad from a happy face. Sort of upsets the whole apple cart, doesn’t it? Current Biology quotes Rutishauser: “The finding really … Continue reading “Brain Cells Get The Whole Picture”

Watching a Neuron ‘Fire’

This is a rather crude (and rather old at that) animation of a neuron being charged, then fired and showing the resulting expulsion of the combined value. The top input represents the value passed from a previous neuron. The input at the right represents the biological clock‘s firing value. This specific animation shows two exit … Continue reading “Watching a Neuron ‘Fire’”

Recall in Memory

Have you ever wondered what your memory process is? How is it, you learn things then you recall things you already learned, or even: how is it that your memory of something past is not necessarily the same as what really happened? You don’t? Well, even without that pondering, here is a simple, non correctly … Continue reading “Recall in Memory”

So What IS Neutricity?

Neutricity is a more accurate name for ‘Dark Energy’. Yes, that may sound ‘out there’ and you are welcome to dismiss it and go watch a YouTube viral video if you wish. Neutricity is a far more applicable name than ‘dark’ as ‘dark’ assumes electromagnetic properties, when that is simply not true. This is what … Continue reading “So What IS Neutricity?”