Posted on Feb 7, 2017 UTC by inkycatz

As teased earlier today, Mouse-ALM-03 has been posted. Taking a quick break from the primary visual cortex, these next two scheduled challenges are from the Anterior Lateral Motor Cortex (ALM). Enjoy!

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Posted on Feb 7, 2017 UTC by inkycatz

Hi everybody! A couple quick closing soon notices today:
Mouse-V1-16 will be closing on Wednesday, 8 February around noon Pacific time.
Human-MTG-01 will be closing on Thursday, 9 February around noon Pacific time.
Coming up, we have a delightful duo of Mouse-ALM challenges to intrigue your brain and sharpen your skills, so check back today and tomorrow for those!

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Posted on Feb 3, 2017 UTC by inkycatz

It is time for our first human neuron in Mozak, appropriately titled: Human-MTG-01. This neuron is from the Middle Temporal Gyrus. According to the DNA Learning Center, the middle and inferior temporal gyri are involved in cognitive processes, including semantic memory, language, visual perception, and sensory integration.

Looking for more information on the brain? Try BrainFacts.org for fundamental information on how the brain functions, with additional information for general use on the neuroscience behind the causes, symptoms, and outcomes of brain disorders. To read more specifics about the MTG, feel free to consult BrainInfo (developed here at the University of Washington, Seattle).

Additionally, Mouse-V1-15 will be disappearing (for processing from our scientists) around noon Pacific time on Monday, February 6.

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Posted on Feb 3, 2017 UTC by inkycatz

Excellent tracing, everyone. We’re happy to announce Mouse-V1-14 is almost complete and will be leaving the challenge list around noon Pacific time (Mozak time). Be sure to check back for our newest challenge once Mouse-V1-14 closes. Our newest challenge features a new type of neuron we haven’t seen yet.

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