dilluns, 26 d’abril de 2010

Extending beyond the body

"The brain stops at the skull, but the mind doesn't. Scientists are appreciating that the brain is a hub in a bigger system of information exchange, with loops extending spatially beyond the body, and temporally into the past and future. Neuroscience is not enough: we need a better understanding of the person."
Nicholas Humphrey, Emeritus professor, London School of Economics.

Wired Magazine. The big question: what will transform our understanding of the brain in the next decade?