Dominoes, Avalanches Give Insight Into Brain Function

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: November 6, 2006   View Article

How does the brain work?

For John Beggs, a biophysicist at Indiana University in Bloomington, this is science’s most fundamental question.

Our noggins store memories, generate new ideas, and allow us to see, hear, smell, feel, and taste. In a sense, he says, our brains define who we are.

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