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The future of the brain : essay by the world's leading neuroscientists / edited by Gary Marcus and Jeremy Freeman.

  • Marcus, Gary F. (Gary Fred)
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About this work


An precedented look at the quest to unravel the mysteries of the human brain, this collection of essays takes readers to the absolute frontiers of science. They shed light on the breathtaking implications of brain science for medicine, psychiatry, and even human consciousness itself.


Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2015]

Physical description

xiii, 284 pages, 8 unnumbered colour plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Mapping the brain : Building atlases of the brain / Mike Hawrylycz with Chinh Dang, Christof Koch, and Hongkui Zeng -- Whole brain neuroimaging and virtual reality / Misha B. Ahrens -- Project MindScope / Christof Kock with Clay Reid, Hongkui Zeng, Stefan Mihalas, Mike Hawrylycz, John Philips, Chinh Dang, and Allan Jones -- The connectome as a DNA sequencing problem / Anthony Zador -- Rosetta brain / George Church with Adam Marblestone and Reza Kalhor -- Computation : Understanding the cortex through grid cells / May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser -- Recording from many neurons simultaneously: from measurement to meaning / Krishna V. Shenoy -- Network neuroscience / Olaf Sporns -- Large-scale neuroscience: from analytics to insight / Jeremy Freeman -- Simulating the brain : Whole brain simulation / Sean Hill -- Building a behaving brain / Chris Eliasmith -- Language : The neurobiology of language / David Poeppel -- Translating the genome in human neuroscience / Simon E. Fisher -- Skeptics : Consciousness, big science, and conceptual clarity / Ned Block -- From circuits to behavior: a bridge too far? / Matteo Carandini -- Lessons from evolution / Leah Krubitzer -- Lessons from the genome / Arthur Caplan with Nathan Kunzler -- The computational brain / Gary Marcus -- Implications : Neurotechnology / John Donoghue -- The miswired brain, genes, and mental illness / Kevin J. Mitchell -- Neural dust: an untethered approach to chronic brain-machine interfaces / Michael M. Maharbiz with Dongjin Seo, Jose M. Carmena, Jan M. Rabaey, and Elad Alon -- Afterword : Neuroscience in 2064: a look at the last century / Christof Koch and Gary Marcus.


  • English

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    WL300 2015M32f
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  • 9780691162768
  • 069116276X