neural connections in human brain

Philippe Coulon coulon-remove- at uni-duesseldorf.de
Fri Dec 20 06:57:41 EST 2002


In news:atsc02$8oj$1 at piggy.rz.tu-ilmenau.de, schriebselte Werner Horn:
> Hi,
>
> as is known neurons are joined by possibly thousands of synapses.
> But how many neurons in human brain typically supply any neuron?
>
What exactly do you mean by supply? It has been suggested (or rather:
calculated) that the neuronal network is so dense that any neuron is
connected to any other over a maximum of seven further neurons. Mail me for
literature.
Phil





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