Burdick, Alan
April 2006
Discover;Apr2006, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p21
The article examines how the brain bends time. Researchers long believed the brain was ruled by a single clock that kept all its disparate activities in sync. But scientists are learning that there is no central clock. Instead, the brain contains lots of little clocks all running at independent rates yet linked by a network. If scientists gained a better understanding of how neural timing works, people could employ that timing to better use.


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