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Mechanical brain concept

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Mechanical brain concept Anil Ananthaswamy based on William Tyler New Scientist, 31 August 2013 http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v502/n7470/full/502177a.html Tyler’s position is that brain processing is mechanically sensitive. He argues that in addition to the well known electrical and biochemical signalling between neurons, the neurons may also be part of a mechanical network. He thinks that such a network might be involved in memory storage and responses to new circumstances. Some Read more […]