How the Brain Locates Audio Targets

A recent study from Duke University has shown how our brains process the location of visual and audio stimuli differently. The write-up of the paper at Futurity.org describes the previous model as a kind of ‘zone defense’, where different neurons in the brain are responsible for a different location in space. Which neurons are firing

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“It Gives Me The Feeling of Love…”

Wonderful video of a long term nursing home resident (Henry suffers from an unspecified degenerative condition) who opens up when he hears his favourite music. While some research suggests a calming effect of music to increase autobiographical recall in Alzheimer’s patients, what we see in the video is probably more closely related to the reminiscence

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