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Brains Minds and Computers

Brains Minds and Computers

This course addresses several fundamental Neuroscience issues from an Engineering viewpoint:

 

  • How the brain works from both a bioelectrical and a computational point of view
  • How to use computers to simulate and explore neural function (Computational Neuroscience)
  • How memories are inscribed in the brain and why that is so different from the way computers do it
  • How sensory perception (particularly vision and hearing) compares in brains and computers
  • How signals generated in the brain can be noninvasively monitored and interfaced to control external devices.
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