Could a Neuroscientist Understand a Microprocessor?

Addresses a popular belief in neuroscience that the field is primarily data limited by using a microprocessor as a model organism and applying modern data analysis methods from neuroscience to understand its information processing, with generally poor results.

The neuroscience of human intelligence differences

A variety of structural and functional differences in the brain are correlated with intelligence.

Intense threat switches dorsal raphe serotonin neurons to a paradoxical operational mode

Survival depends on the selection of behaviors adaptive for the current environment. For example, a mouse should run from a rapidly looming hawk but should freeze if the hawk is coasting across the sky. Although serotonin has been implicated in …