Brain simulations

Why Model the Brain?

Brains are messily complex bags of cells. Cobbled together by evolution over half a billion years or more, the bauplan of the mammalian brain is a bolted together mish-mash of bits that work in tandem to keep you alive long enough to procreate. Say you wanted to understand how one of those bits of the brain work, understand what it is they do. Then you have to chose where you want to sit in the pecking order of neuroscience. You can do experiments on the bit of the brain. ….[READ]

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