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How the Brain Organizes Everything We See 83

An anonymous reader sends this excerpt from a UC Berkeley news release: "Our eyes may be our window to the world, but how do we make sense of the thousands of images that flood our retinas each day? Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that the brain is wired to put in order all the categories of objects and actions that we see. They have created the first interactive map of how the brain organizes these groupings."

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How the Brain Organizes Everything We See

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  • Re:very interesting (Score:5, Interesting)

    by narcc ( 412956 ) on Tuesday December 25, 2012 @11:22PM (#42391893) Journal

    I have heard that in 20 years we'll be able to download the contents of the brain.

    I heard that 20 years ago.

    It was just as ridiculous then as it is now. After all, more than 30 years ago it became unreasonable to assume that AGI by algorithmic means was even possible.

    I can't wait for the moment ( within 20 years hopefully ) when we will have a full human brain simulation.

    Talk to me in 20 years, let me know how that works out.

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