What’s Wrong with the Brain Activity Map Proposal
With the president suggesting a multibillion-dollar neuroscience effort, a leading neuroscientist explains the deep conceptual problems with plans to record all the brain's neurons
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Partha Mitra is Crick-Clay Professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. He obtained a PhD in Theoretical Physics at Harvard and was a member of the Theoretical Physics Group at Bell Laboratories. He has written a book on analyzing brain dynamics and collaborated on sculptural models of the nervous system. You can follow him @partha_mitra