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Thinking visually In the visual cortex, different groups of neurons recognize features like edges and surfaces (and others identify motions, which aren't really relevant here).
But until the mid- to late 20th century, scientists mostly regarded glia as passive scaffolding for neurons.
The first layer of neurons represents each pixel in an image.
And his dyes have gone on to light up neurons in flies and mice.
Her findings, published in 1984, suggested that Einstein had more glial cells per neuron than the average man.
The brain is almost 60 percent fat, and each neuron requires a fatty myelin sheath to transmit impulses.
The electrical data are from 300 live neurons of various types, taken from 36 people.
As in fMRI, scientists use these changes in blood flow to approximate electrical activity in neurons.
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