Overclocking the human CPU

March 24, 2009

Since we have external memory storage down (thanks, Internet!), this leaves personal working-memory bandwidth the most lacking of human traits in our time. In biophysical terms the bandwidth of our intelligence is limited to a tiny conduit of neural cables running from our working memory in the brain's frontal lobes, back to the abstract symbol processing networks in the parietal lobes, and back to the working memory again.

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