Crowdsourcing the Brain

Sourced with compliments from: http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/articles/2009/10/23/science/869brain102209.txt

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 | Traditionally, the study of the brain was organized somewhat like an archipelago. Neuroscientists would inhabit their own island or peninsula of the brain, and see little reason to venture elsewhere.

Molecular neuroscientists, who study how DNA and RNA function in the brain, didn’t share their work with cognitive specialists who study how psychological and cognitive functions are produced by the brain, for example.

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