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News tag: Human brain


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…


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…


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…