New model suggests how the brain might stay in balance

Posted on: November 15, 2009

The human brain is made up of 100 billion neurons — live wires that must be kept in delicate balance to stabilize the world’s most magnificent computing organ. Too much excitement and the network will slip into an apoplectic, uncomprehending chaos. Too much inhibition and it will flatline. A new mathematical model describes how the trillions of interconnections among neurons could maintain a stable but dynamic relationship that leaves the brain sensitive enough to respond to stimulation without veering into a blind seizure.

via The Rockefeller University – Newswire: New model suggests how the brain might stay in balance.

1 Response to "New model suggests how the brain might stay in balance"

[…] New model suggests how the brain might stay in balance ( VN:F [1.7.5_995]please wait…Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)VN:F [1.7.5_995]Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)Share this on FacebookTweet This!Share this on TechnoratiShare this on del.icio.usDigg this!Buzz up!Post this to MySpaceShare this on RedditStumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUponSubscribe to the comments for this post?Share this on LinkedinSeed this on NewsvineAdd this to Google BookmarksShare this on FriendFeedSend this page to Print Friendly Sphere: Related Content […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 999 other followers

Follow me on Twitter

Medical Professional Database Award


Visitors Now

who's online

Blog Stats

  • 1,418,918 hits


Top Rated

Flickr Photos

Amazing Pandak Beach

Green and blue

悄悄話 Are you listening?  ( Red-crested Cardinal )


The Descent of Light

Silence / Stille

Viejos recuerdos / Old memories

White Out


for prom...

More Photos


Networked blogs


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 999 other followers

%d bloggers like this: