On 9/20/2012 11:06 AM, Jason Resch wrote:
On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 5:21 AM, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net
Hi Jason Resch
Brain experiments by I forget who were performed by
touching the brain at various points with a probe.
With each point, the patient reported a different
experience was being recalled.
On the other hand, others report that experiences are
scattered all over the brain, presumably over some sorts of
The only way I can reconcile these two points of view is that
experiences are stored in networks such that connecting
at a single point will recall the whole.
I think there is a lot of redundancy in the brain, memories are stored in many places.
Ray Kurzweil makes a good analogy I think, in that the memories in a brain are like a
hologram. You can cut a hologram in half and the same image remains, albeit at a reduced
A pleasant thought, but a very small localized stroke can cause one to lose memory of
words or people.
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