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Muse #138 - there is more we don't know than all that we know so far
I try to keep up with reading about the neuroscience of the brain. This is an evolving topic especially over the last 50 years and therefore read many a book on this subject.
An interesting article and mathematical research publication claim that the progression of activity through the brain resembles a multi-dimensional sandcastle that materializes out of the sand and then disintegrates. And that <quote> "We found a world that we had never imagined. There are tens of millions of these objects even in a small speck of the brain, up through seven dimensions. In some networks, we even found structures with up to eleven dimensions." <end quote>
An 11D brain makes it more complex than previously imagined. And this is perhaps a starting point for further understanding the complexities of the brain and its function, and I find this progress fascinating.
The human brain builds structures in 11 dimensions, discover scientists - https://bigthink-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/bigthink.com/amp/our-brains-think-in-11-dimensions-discover-scientists-2604506856
Brain Architecture: Scientists Discover 11 Dimensional Structures That Could Help Us Understand How the Brain Works - https://www.newsweek.com/brain-structure-hidden-architecture-multiverse-dimensions-how-brain-works-624300
Cliques of Neurons Bound into Cavities Provide a Missing Link between Structure and Function - https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fncom.2017.00048/full