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Has evolution conserved canonical computing microcircuitry? trending idea

Has evolution conserved microcircuitry that performs a small number of identifiable, verifiable canonical computations?

If so, connectomes can add value not by their completeness, but by their presentation of motifs which can be categorized as one of a number of basis functions. In spite of the ongoing, global, development of connectomes, we incompletely understand these general and reductionist questions:

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Importance of mapping cerebellum brain circuitry

The cerebellum has often been overlooked but may be key to understanding depression, anxiety, and other psychological ailments and even consciousness. Mapping the circuitry of the cerebellum can provide insight on how to bring the cerebellum to full activity. This could reduce the need for current anti depressants such as MAOIs. We know that certain chemical substances such as N-Dimethyltryptamine and Psilocin cause neuronal... more »

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A Periodic Table for the Human Forebrain Aiding Connectomics

My name is John LaMuth and I would like to draw your attention to my own recently devised periodic table for the neurosciences that offers a crucial holistic overview of a top-down nature effectively complementing the bottom-up approach. This dual parameter grid represents a Cartesian coordinate system utilizing the basic neuro-anatomical parameters of input specificity and phylogenetic age, as described further at my... more »

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