News tagged with cerebral cortex

Authentic brain waves improve driver security

One-time entry authentication methods, such as passwords, iris scanners and fingerprint recognition are fine for simple entry whether to a protected building or a private web page. But, a continuous biometric system is needed ...

dateSep 05, 2013 in Engineering
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Digging into our consciousness

Dr. Antonio Damasio, a neuroscientist and director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California, is best known for his pioneering work on how the brain generates emotion and how emotion, ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Revealing how experts’ minds tick

Primates, particularly humans, are set apart from other vertebrates by more than a huge expansion of the cerebral cortex, the region of the brain used for thinking. The connection and coordination of the cerebral ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Web-crawling the brain

The brain is a black box. A complex circuitry of neurons fires information through channels, much like the inner workings of a computer chip. But while computer processors are regimented with the deft economy of an assembly ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Neuroscience
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