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As information flows through brain’s heirarchy, higher regions use higher-frequency waves

September 10, 2020

As information flows through brain’s heirarchy, higher regions use higher-frequency waves

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David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

To produce your thoughts and actions, your brain processes information in a hierarchy of regions along its surface, or cortex, ranging from “lower” areas that do basic parsing of incoming sensations to “higher” executive regions that formulate your plans for employing that newfound knowledge.