What is computational neuroscience?

Fred Bortz DrFredB at worldnet.att.net
Tue Feb 20 22:38:22 EST 2001


In article <3a90e87e at news.victoria.tc.ca>, uj797 at victoria.tc.ca (Arthur T.
Murray) wrote:


> "Isidore" <isidore at mailandnews.com wrote on Mon, 19 Feb 2001:
>
>>    Hello everyone,
>>
>>            I'm a high school student looking to do some research
>> at a Polytechnic University science program over the summer.
>> One of the available research positions deals with computational
>> neuroscience. From what I've seen of neuroscience, it seems
>> like something I'd be interested in doing  research in.
>> I also have an interest in computer science, so I suspect that
>> computational neuroscience might be right up my alley. However, to be
>> honest, I haven't been able to find a comprehensive defininition.
>

A great book on this and related subject matter is HOW THE MIND WORKS by
Steven Pinker.  I wrote a review of it for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about
4 years ago, and I'll e-mail it to you if you're interested.

Fred Bortz

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