Health

Brain Switch that Turns off Consciousness Discovered

  (Business Standard)—For the first time, researchers have been able to switch off consciousness in a woman by electrically stimulating a single brain area. The discovery suggests that a single area – the claustrum – might be integral to combining disparate brain activity into a Read More

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Technology

Obama outlines human brain-mapping initiative

[THE WASHINGTON POST] President Obama on Tuesday outlined a government-sponsored initiative to map the human brain, casting the proposal as a way to discover new cures for neurological disease and strengthen the economy. “Ideas are what power our economy,” Obama said as he announced the proposal Read More