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Brain circuits

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Professor Christian Keysers explains that information is processed by a number of different regions in the brain that are connected by circuits.
Transcript:
Brain circuits are really important for the brain, simply because neurons don’t work in isolation. What allows our brain to process information is the fact that one neuron sends information to the next and so on, and the true connection between the neurons is what matters. So brain circuits (that we can observe with neuroimaging for instance) reflect the fact that a number of different regions connect with each other to work together and treat the information jointly.
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brain circuits, neuroimaging, different regions, communication, network, keysers, christian
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