Brad Dickerson at RealClearScience

Our own Brad Dickerson wrote an article on President Obama's "Brain Activity Map" plan:
Unfortunately, Mr. Obama’s goal of mapping how the human brain is connected will not necessarily allow us to infer how those neurons function. Many scientists who work on the stomachs of lobsters would gleefully inform the President that a group of as few as 14 neurons can instantly control different behaviors depending on the context. But, when the problem is scaled up to that of the human brain, the mind truly boggles.
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