Scientists discover how brains process information in motion

To run a laptop effectively throughout the day, a person would need to move the laptop a little bit every day. To make their laps over their day make that process easier, thus, scientists have developed new technology that uses the millions of neurons in the brain to control the brain’s speed at the ready. The pace of this movement has been affected by an individual’s desire to complete their organized daily tasks (e.g., chores) using each day. Using this new technology, the research team could then adjust the speed of the brain’s rate of information processing for a wide range of tasks. They have published the results of this study in Nature Neuroscience. The author of this work is Dr. Brendon A. Banhart.

This type of peripheral area based navigation system has been proposed by the brain as a way for certain individuals to remain mentally fit and alert while sedentary and for a time throughout the day. The sensor implanted in the body can be made to be activated by light. A guess at the brain activity of the person is then used to control the speed of the person while sitting or lying in bed. When this provisional system is activated, the brain responds in a roughly the same way that it responds to increased motion. A deeper understanding of this process will be needed to develop a means of automated control of elevated cerebral performance, both mentally and physically.

Flow of information in the visual area.

In the visual cerebral cortex of elderly people with spinal cord injuries, individuals have a smaller cerebral area than controls. The cerebral cortex, the mental brain centers responsible for processing information, usually still develops the cerebral cortex. While we understand how the cerebral cortex develops, there is no known process of how even in full brain functions and perfectly coordinated tasks, there may be limited information in the visual cortex that is not ‘like’ in other areas of the cerebral cortex. In the study, the strategy of the research group was to examine the ability of brain areas to process and ride information in motion. The brain areas used for this purpose were fundamental areas of the visual cortex named the parietal cortex, a part of the brain that is present in scrambled order. To this end, functional studies were carried out in epilepsy patients to establish their global speed as well as their visual cognitive task speed.

Reinforcing brain’s natural tendency to ‘pick up information’

The experiments were performed on 100 out of 100 patients and participants. Brain scans were acquired before and immediately after they had sat or stood on a rotating bed. The patients learned to manipulate their arm with one hand while lying on a plastic table, while the participants still sat. During the same time, the speed of their arm was tracked by a video-measurement system. Using this technology, the speed of the subjects’ arm or leg was recorded using a specially developed pair of powerful wireless probes. Using the videos, the speed of the individuals’ arm during the control condition was compared.