Your Brain's Capacity is 10 Times Greater Than Earlier Expected

Originally published at: Your Brain’s Capacity is 10 Times Greater Than Earlier Expected | NVIDIA Technical Blog

Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and several collaborators used NVIDIA GPUs to create a highly detailed 3D digital reconstruction of tissue from a rat’s hippocampus, the memory center of the brain. The reconstruction, powered by TITAN GPUs, helped the researchers precisely determine the number and size categories of synapses — the connections…