Tag Archives: Brain Connections

Can Innate IQ Inequalities be Corrected Using Brain Science?

Different human breeding populations evolved on different continents, reacting to disparate environmental conditions in different genetic ways. The outward differences between different breeding populations are obvious. The inward differences — including a stratification by IQ due to differently evolved brains … Continue reading

Posted in Human Brain | Tagged , | 7 Comments

Can A Single Neuron Understand the Whole Brain?

Neuroscientists are beginning to ask themselves: Can a human brain understand the human brain? The sheer amount of descriptive data on the brain being generated in neuroscience labs is terribly daunting — and is being described as “an existential crisis” … Continue reading

Posted in Cognition, Human Brain | Tagged | 2 Comments

Sprucing Up Your Brain With Potent Psychedelics

This figure shows the effects of three psychedelics and one control (VEH) on cortical neurons. … A new study, published June 12 in the journal Cell Reports, found psychedelics, specifically DOI, DMT, and LSD, can change brain cells in rats … Continue reading

Posted in Biomedicine, Human Brain | Tagged | 2 Comments

Startling In Eleven Dimensions: Forever Restless Brain

The Blue Brain Project in Lausanne is opening a new window on the mammalian brain: Multi-dimensional algebraic topology. They are still in the early stages of using this tool, but their discoveries are already startling — in 11 dimensions! According … Continue reading

Posted in Connectome, Discovery, Human Brain | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Human Brain — The Undiscovered Country

[One] region of the brain that is masculinized during development is the amygdala, which in addition to its roles in the processing of emotions is a key region regulating social play behavior by juveniles, sometimes called rough-and-tumble play, which differs … Continue reading

Posted in Cognition, Connectome, Creativity, Dysgenics, Human Brain, IQ, Machine Intelligence, Science, Sex Differences | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Brain Wiring and Life Trajectory

Brain Connections and Destiny Smith and his colleagues ran a massive computer analysis to look at how these traits varied among the volunteers, and how the traits correlated with different brain connectivity patterns. The team was surprised to find a … Continue reading

Posted in Cognition, Human Brain, IQ | Tagged , ,