Understanding the Brain With a Massive Electrode Array System

#Science

Tue, Oct 7th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Kurzweil reports that by using 1,000 tiny electrodes embedded in different areas of the brain, the new advanced electrode array would enable researchers to "better understand how the brain works through unprecedented resolution and scale.”

The goal is to develop a system that will allow scientists to simultaneously study how thousands of neuronal cells in various brain regions work together during complex tasks such as decision making and learning.

  725

 

You may also be interested in:

Scientists Discover Cockatoos Can Crack Locks
Using an Electron Microscope to Photograph a Needle in an LP Groove
Evolution of the Universe Recreated in a Lab
Researchers Pass Crucial Milestone to Reach Self-Sustaining Nuclear Fusion
Everything You Need to Know About CRISPR