07. Brain Research

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Not Linear Linear processing reduces understanding Many paths Many inputs at once Many modalities Many levels of consciousness Massively parallel 2 of 8
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Physiology A million axons, working simultaneously, go to the brain from each eye The brain has 100,000,000,000 (one hundred billion) brain cells the number of connections the brain can make is unknown More than the estimated number of atoms in the known universe 3 of 8
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Physiology (cont.) Three brain areas are interrelated brain stem mid brain cerebrum/neocortex Size of brain is unimportant Einstein had average brain Balzac, had a brain almost 40% larger The two sides of the brain describe how we process (left - sequentially, right - randomly) 4 of 8
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Physiology (cont.) Sex differences: female brains process language and feelings at the same time more efficiently than the male brain
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