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Essays by the World’s Leading Neuroscientists, by Gary Marcus and Jeremy Freeman, Editors
An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel the mysteries of the human brain, The Future of the Brain takes readers to the absolute frontiers of science. Original essays by leading researchers describe the spectacular technological advances that will enable us to map the more than eighty-five billion neurons in the brain, as well as the challenges in understanding the anticipated deluge of data and the prospects for building working simulations of the human brain. A must-read for anyone trying to understand ambitious new research programs such as the BRAIN Initiative and the Human Brain Project, it sheds light on the breathtaking implications of brain science for medicine, psychiatry, and even human consciousness itself.—Paperback & Kindle available.
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