In 1890, William James famously declared in The Principles of Psychology that “Everyone knows what attention is”. Attention has become a catch-all term for how the brain processes its own information, and its effects can be measured through behaviors, electrophysiology, and … Continue reading A taxonomy of attention
Memory is essential to all our lives. Without a memory of the past, we could not operate in the present or think about the future. We would not be able to remember what we did yesterday, what we have done … Continue reading How human memory works?
Fingerprint scanning, iris scanning, and voice stress analyzer are dated technology compared to the latest form of biometric authentication: the brain’s semantic memory. A team led by postdoctoral researcher Blair Armstrong of the Basque Center for Cognition, Brain, and Language … Continue reading Brain signals, a new biometric identification
Do you remember the first time you met your college classmate? You were probably nervous, talking a little too loudly and laughing a little too heartily. What else does that memory bring to mind? The lunch you shared later? The … Continue reading How the Brain Builds Memory Chains