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Google Brain's Quoc Le speaks about Deep learning's progress and its future

Dr. Quoc Viet Le is a research scientist at Google Brain known for his path-breaking work on deep neural networks (DNN). He is especially famous for …

Artificial Intelligence

Starling – The World’s First Educational Wearable for Children

With 82% of brain development complete by age three, the number of words your child hears before the age of four is the biggest predictor of …

Artificial neural networks are changing the world. What are they? - ExtremeTech

By on October 12, 2015 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Since the invention of the …

How Losing Weight Affects Your Body and Brain

Imagine a future where you could transmit a unique feeling, a hard-to-translate thought process, or precise motor movements via a neural pattern from …

Neuroscientists accurately predict intelligence with an fMRI scan

If fingerprints can identify individual people, imagine what a brain-print could reveal -- namely, how you think and how intelligent you are. Neuroscientists studied fMRI scans of 126 patients in the Human Connectome Project, a consortium helping to map the human brain, and found consistent …

Infographic: 20 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Your Decisions

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Meet the brilliant scientist who just got $625K for her work on a vital, overlooked part of the brain

Of its seven fellows working in STEM fields, only one is a woman: neuroscientist Beth Stevens, PhD, who studies how brain cells communicate and how miscommunication can lead to disease.<p>She holds several positions: assistant neurology professor at Harvard Medical School, research associate at Boston …

Neuroscience

How the Brain Keeps Time

<b>Study reveals neuron-firing patterns that underlie time measurement.</b><p>Keeping track of time is critical for many tasks, such as playing the piano, …

Neuroscience

How much consciousness does an octopus have?

What about an iPhone? And how much consciousness can we meaningfully ascribe to someone in a coma?<p>Animals ranging from parrots to elephants continue …

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Can Alter Your Consciousness

Forget LSD: eyes are the new high. Of course, we’re not talking about consuming them, but rather staring intensely into a pair for a prolonged period …

These serotonin neurons were built in a dish

Serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in regulating mood and mental states, has been linked to numerous neurological and mental illnesses, including …

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

Superfast Lasers Create A Hologram You Can Touch

At quadrillionth-second bursts<p>The halls of science fiction are well-decorated with dreams of holograms—Jules Verne introduced holography to literature in 1893 with <i>The Castle of the Carpathians</i>, and how else would we know that Obi-Wan was Leia’s only hope?<p>Now, researchers at the Digital Nature …

Holograms

Why You're Pretty Much Unconscious All the Time

Your body has a lot of nifty parts, but it’s the brain that’s the <i>it</i> organ of the summer. The brain’s all-the-rage moment is mostly a result of the …

Reconstructing Spoken Sentences From Brain Activity Patterns

<b>Spoken sentences can be reconstructed from activity patterns of human brain surface. “Brain to Text” combines knowledge from neuroscience, medicine</b> …

Surgeon promising first human head transplant makes pitch to US doctors

On Friday afternoon at the Westin Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland, with the volunteer for the first human head transplant by his side, Dr Sergio Canavero made a bid to recruit surgeons willing to help him perform the procedure from an audience of fellow doctors at the annual meeting of the American …

Genetic Link Found Between Mental Illness & Creativity: Here Are The Details

4 Keys To Well-Being & Happiness: According To Neuroscience<p>Published<p>4 days ago<p>on<p>August 4, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Consciousness, our perception, …

This new injectable brain implant uses electricity to activate individual neurons

According to a recently published study in the journal <i>Nature Nanotechnology</i>, an international team of physicists, chemists, and neuroscientists has …