The Spike
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The Spike

Why I Wrote a Book About Spikes

It’s how your brain works, after all

Credit: Princeton University Press

Neurons. Over the deep time of Earth’s history, these tiny bags of chemicals have joined forces, swarming together in gargantuan numbers, all to make a brain. In cahoots, these neurons do everything you do: sense, think, move; sleep, dream, and cogitate. Eat cake. Watch telly. Eat cake and watch telly, while ruminating on the possible locations of…

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Mark Humphries

Mark Humphries

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Theorist & neuroscientist. Writing at the intersection of neurons, data science, and AI. Author of “The Spike: An Epic Journey Through the Brain in 2.1 Seconds”