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Complexity and the Nervous System

Koch, Christof and Laurent, Gilles (1999) Complexity and the Nervous System. Science, 284 (5411). pp. 96-98. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.284.5411.96.

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Advances in the neurosciences have revealed the staggering complexity of even “simple” nervous systems. This is reflected in their function, their evolutionary history, their structure, and the coding schemes they use to represent information. These four viewpoints need all play a role in any future science of “brain complexity.”

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Additional Information:Supported by NSF, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, and the Office of Naval Research. Thanks to J. Allman for stimulating discussions.
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Official Citation:Complexity and the Nervous System Christof Koch and Gilles Laurent Science 2 April 1999: 284 (5411), 96-98. [DOI:10.1126/science.284.5411.96]
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