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Supercomputing the brain's secrets: Henry Markram on TED.com

Henry Markram says the mysteries of the mind can be solved — soon. Mental illness, memory, perception: they’re made of neurons and electric signals, and he plans to find them with a supercomputer that models all the brain’s 100,000,000,000,000 synapses.(Recorded at TEDGlobal, July 2009, Oxford, UK. Duration: 14:51)

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