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Rejected “grandmother cell” suggestion — that individual

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 23, 2005

Rejected “grandmother cell” suggestion — that individual neurons respond to single concepts — may be true after all. “For things that you see over and over again, your family, your boyfriend, or celebrities, your brain wires up and fires very specifically to them. These neurons are very, very specific, much more than people think.”

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