neuroscience

Cognitive Control and Cheating

Cognitive control plays an important role in regulating thoughts and behaviours in everyday human life. Controlling the impulse to cheat or not to cheat is no exception. Speer et al. used EEG to find the activity pattern of cognitive control and compare it to the brain activity of participants during a cheating task. They found

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Individual Neurons as Networks

For decades, neurons have been conceptualized as points in larger networks where inputs from other neurons are summed up linearly and yield a simple outcome, such as ‘0’ and ‘1’. However, over the same time, neuroscientists have also become increasingly dissatisfied with this apparently too simplistic description. since the function of neurons is not a

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