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Michio Kaku on the Science of Dreams - YouTube
Michio Kaku describes how our prefrontal cortex disengages as we dream, thus suppressing the fact-checking component of our consciousness. Dr. Kaku's latest ...
science  mind  consciousness  dreams  neuroscience  video 
october 2014 by orlin
How brain is wired for attention
The brain is organized into territories, sort of like a map of Europe. There are visual regions, regions that process sound and areas that process sensory and motor information. In between all these areas is the intraparietal sulcus, which is known to be a key area for processing attention
attention  brain  neuroscience  research  human  biology  processing 
november 2010 by orlin

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