Can we draw instructive parallels between the development of the human brain and the emergence of the electronic global 'brain' of the Internet? New research in neuroscience suggests that, yes, we can. In the new TED ebook, Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain explores the links between the two. The book also arrives concurrently with a 10-minute film of the same name, marking the first time a TED Book and film have been released together.
The parallels between our highly wired minds and networks: Q&A with TED author Tiffany Shlain