Brain waves oscillating as we think of two items
"Brain waves encode rules for behavior"
"Some evidence suggests that ensembles of neurons represent each unique piece of information, but no one knows just what these ensembles look like, or how they form."
Mines the experiment that pinpointed the precise position of specific thoughts, indicating that multiple thoughts are maintained simultaneously in order to act.
Notes that the way the brain seems to handle multitasking and decision making is by rotating back and forth between two thoughts. This is key to behavior because we decide how to act by juxtaposing more than one thought at a time for analysis. The study reveals pieces of how consciousness works in humans, moving towards a theory of how the mind works grounded in cognitive science.
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Source is MIT News.
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