By Gary Marcus, Jeremy Freeman, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser
Including a bankruptcy by way of 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser
An unheard of examine the search to solve the mysteries of the human mind, The way forward for the Brain takes readers to absolutely the frontiers of technology. unique essays via major researchers akin to Christof Koch, George Church, Olaf Sporns, and May-Britt and Edvard Moser describe the magnificent technological advances that might permit us to map the greater than eighty-five billion neurons within the mind, in addition to the demanding situations that lie forward in realizing the predicted deluge of information and the customers for construction operating simulations of the human mind. A must-read for someone attempting to comprehend formidable new study courses resembling the Obama administration's mind Initiative and the eu Union's Human mind undertaking, The way forward for the Brain sheds mild at the breathtaking implications of mind technological know-how for drugs, psychiatry, or even human cognizance itself.
Contributors comprise: Misha Ahrens, Ned Block, Matteo Carandini, George Church, John Donoghue, Chris Eliasmith, Simon Fisher, Mike Hawrylycz, Sean Hill, Christof Koch, Leah Krubitzer, Michel Maharbiz, Kevin Mitchell, Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser, David Poeppel, Krishna Shenoy, Olaf Sporns, Anthony Zador.