Network Neuroscience by Olaf Sporns. The Future of the Brain (2015). Edited by Gary Marcus and Jeremy Freeman. Princeton University Press: Princeton.
- 86 Million neurons in the human brain
- glia cells having a greater role than we once thought
- brain needs to be acknowledged as a complex networked system
- systems biology and what it is showing us
We've over-tasked the neuron with explaining the brain. It is their connections, and their pattern-firing, that starts to tell us something.