May 25, 2022

Mechanism Responsible for Information Transfer Between Different Regions of the Brain Discovered

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Summary: Increasing synchronization of neurons in the upstream brain region that transmits information leads to a significant improvement in the transmission of information and information processing in the downstream region.

Source: Bar-Ilan University.

In the early 20th century scientists began to record brain activity using electrodes attached to the scalp. To their surprise, they saw that brain activity is characterized by slow and rapid ascending and descending signals which were subsequently called “brain waves”.

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