Geometry Matters

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An argument for hyperbolic geometry in neural circuits

In her 2019 review, Tatyana O Sharpee connects several lines of research to argue that…

The geometry of abstractions

Many forms of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral flexibility place diverse demands on brain representations, ranging…

The Geometry of Control in Architectural Design

Nikos Salingaros is a mathematician and architectural theorist who has developed a theory of architecture…

Geometric framework predicts structure from neural functions

In both biological and artificial networks, neural computing is based on the nonlinear summation of…

Beyond Core Knowledge: Natural Geometry

The origins and nature of human intuitions about the properties of points, lines, and figures…

Origins of geometric cognition

In a 2019 paper, Mateusz Hohol and Marcin Miłkowski argue that current explanations of geometric…

Graph Theory for Identifying Connectivity Patterns in Human Brain Networks

Functional connectivity and causal connections across different neural units are two main categories for how…

Encoding cognitive processes through geometric transformations

In nature and in art, geometric symmetry is everywhere. It has also progressively found its…

A paradigm shift in assumed color shape and perception

The scientific community generally agrees on the theory, introduced by Riemann and furthered by Helmholtz…

Perceived dynamics of static images enable emotional attribution

The effect of the shapes we perceive is well-known and utilized in various domains. For…