What happens in the brain when the idea is born?

Did you know that mosquitoes have no brain? Perhaps the knowledge of this fact will fully satisfy those who are not satisfied with mosquito behavior during the warm period. Despite the lack of a brain in insects, there is some semblance of a mental apparatus — the accumulation of the so-called ganglion, which govern the behavior of the mosquito, depending on the trajectory of the flying sneaker. However, if the ganglion mosquito is currently fully understood, the work of our brain remains mysterious and little understood process. So what actually happens in the brain when the idea is born?

Despite the fact that at the present time, the structure of the brain is well understood, scientists still can not exactly explain the mechanisms of its work

What is the idea?

The weight of the average human brain is approximately 1.5 kg. Sometimes, this indicator varies in the direction of both decreasing and increasing, however, there is no any relationship between the intellectual powers of man and size of his brain. However, the brain being one of the most important organs in the body of any creature (except maybe the aforementioned mosquitoes), is responsible for the creation of thoughts, which are specific triggers for a particular action of the individual.

According to the theory of American scientists, every thought is a certain specific vibrations, which are formed due to the presence of certain memories and reactions of our body. In other words, a person’s thoughts are a kind of schema of the electrical discharges that occur due to the neurons in the brain.

As an idea?

The mystery about how thoughts, excites the minds of scientists for millennia. Despite this fact, with the onset of the XXI century we are hardly closer to solving this ancient mystery. The inner world of man, consisting of a huge palette of feelings and emotions, are simply not amenable to any study due to the fact that it can neither touch nor measure, nor see. Just for the reason that we don’t know the exact mechanism of brain work, robotics may not create robots, able to think independently.

Is it possible that the brain is only a receiver and transmitter of information?

Despite this sad fact, some scientists managed to find out. So, it is known that the brain has its own operating system. Sounds unbelievable, but it is the presence of natural operating systems makes our brains somewhat similar to the Turing machine. Unlike Windows, the operating system of the brain represents a synthesis of motivational and sensory signals that work in one common space — the place where taken certain decisions.

Turing machine — the first prototype of modern computers

So, thanks to the availability of the operating system, our brain can multitask. We can be in the car driving and thinking about absolutely abstract things, but in case of danger or crossing the pedestrian road, the brain automatically switches us to the real world.

A mechanism for the creation of thought is incredibly complex, but the disclosure of its secrets may help you create self-thinking robots

In addition to the availability of the OS, the human brain is able to surprise an incredible ability to transform any information which he is able to perceive through the prism of personal experience and memories. At the time of formation of the links carrying a particular information received from the outside, between the cells are transmitted chemicals that connect neurons in a particular system. For example, if you look at lying on your Desk with the subject, the neurons of your brain for a short time form an image, analyze your head for just a few milliseconds. A moment later, the information is automatically updated, creating a continuous picture.

A huge amount perceived by the brain signals simply do not reach our consciousness, but simply filtered unnecessary. It is known that during the process of realization of an object, the neurons of the cerebral cortex are activated to a greater amount than during the unconscious processing of information. In addition, our perception of reality lags behind reality because of the need of decoding by the brain of information received. Incidentally, the above fact you can check yourself by writing a stranger, any word or just a demonstration of you unfamiliar pictures. You will find that your brain will take a few moments to consciously perceive the information you are given.

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