From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul> Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 15:39:32 -0400 Archived: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 06:01:04 -0400 Subject: Re: Perceptions And Memories >From: Ray Dickenson<r.dickenson.nul> >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto<post.nul> >Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:45:34 +0100 >Subject: Perceptions And Memories >Hello List >here's some recent sci-news: >Even Slight Stimuli Change The Information Flow In The Brain >www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/03/120323205339.htm >Scientists Wrest Partial Control Of A Memory >www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/03/120322161251.htm >First one's about influencing what perceptions the brain chooses >to 'see', the second's about 'deleting' or altering memories. These two projects seem to be based on opposing premises. In the first article, a thing is represented in the brain by patterns of activity in networks of neurons, with the same neurons involved in representing different things. In the second article, a thing is represented by individual neurons that contain the inserted gene. Presumably, different neurons represent different things. Maybe they should talk to each other. William Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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