Ashley Allen

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Engineering the Human Brain

Wired’s piece, “The $1.3B Quest to Build a Supercomputer Replica of a Human Brain“, is a must-read — if you’re into big data, neuroscience, super …

How the brain controls a 'mind machine'

Previous work on "mind machines"A thought powered remote control helicopter has been developedThoughts have been used to steer a motorised wheelchairA range of reliable brain signals have been put to use in the world's first "brain orchestra"Even technology firms see potential in the idea; Samsung …

The Brain

Why Living in a City Makes You More Innovative

Scientists say population density promotes creativity. Photo courtesy of Flickr user caribb<p>I’d be the first to concede that the image of Archimedes …

Creativity

When Choirs Sing, Many Hearts Beat As One

We open our hymnals to Hymn 379, and we begin to sing. "God is Love, let heav'n adore him / God is Love, let earth rejoice ..."<p>Lifting voices together in praise can be a transcendent experience, unifying a congregation in a way that is somehow both fervent and soothing. But is there actually a …