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News tag: Human brain


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Human and dog brains process voice similarly


24 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Sharing more than the emotional bond we see daily, humans and dogs have areas of brain dedicated to voices, and both react similarly to emotional leads, a new study suggests. Further, the findings point out that voice area in the brain evolved at least 100 million years ago – the…

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EEG shows mechanism human brain uses to process fear


16 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
A recent research examined how fear affects the brain when people are exposed to threatening images. As approximately 8% of Americans suffer from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at various moments of their life, it is important to understand how threat is processed by normal people as opposed to those…

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IBM’s SyNAPSE Chip to mimic brain


28 Aug, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Aptly named True North, IBM's computer chip aims at thinking like a human brain, while keeping a size similar to that of a postage stamp and outperforming most supercomputers. From its inception, True North was designed to think by simulating the movement of millions in a human brain. It performs…