Mysteries of the Brain

10 Unsolved Mysteries Of The Brain by David Eagleman, Discover Magazine

  1. How is information encoded in neural activity?
  2. How are memories stored and retrieved?
  3. What does the baseline activity in the brain represent?
  4. How do brains simulate the future?
  5. What are emotions?
  6. What is intelligence?
  7. How is time represented in the brain?
  8. Why do brains sleep and dream?
  9. How do the specialized systems of the brain integrate with one another?
  10. What is consciousness?

Not really much to do with critical thinking, but interesting nevertheless.

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One Response to Mysteries of the Brain

  1. jeffreyellis says:

    “What is consciousness?” should really have been the top question (#1).

    Jeff Ellis
    http://jeffreyellis.org/blog/

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