Neuroscience

Neurons use fractal networks for better connectivity

Many of nature’s fractal objects benefit from the favorable functionality that comes from pattern repetition at various…

Are patterns real or imagined?

For neuroscientists studying complex systems, patterns exhibit valuable data that may or may not correspond…

Sounds, shapes, speech and body movements convey emotion through one shared property

People communicate their emotions using their voice, face, and movement, as well as through abstract forms such…

Mathematical Beauty Activates Same Brain Region as Great Art or Music

The beauty of mathematical formulations resides in abstracting, in simple equations, universal truths. Many people,…

Deciphering the brain’s color and shape coding

A human can identify hundreds of thousands of unique colors and forms visually, but how…

Honeycomb style pattern used by the brain to code one’s position in space

A European-American research team has used electrophysiological data to prove the presence of grid-like activity…

‘Multi-dimensional universe’ in brain networks

Researchers were able to identify architectural patterns that arise when the brain had to comprehend…

The fractal brain, from a single neuron’s perspective

Physicists at Washington University in St. Louis researching the brain have demonstrated that monitoring signals…

Our capacity to recognize patterns might be attributed to the brain’s drive to describe things in the simplest feasible way

Infants may recognize regular sound sequences during their first year of life. As we grow…