Chapter 3

Sound and Our Brain

by Don Davis

3.1  The Human Brain

3.2  The Current Era

3.3  Unexpected Validation

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3.1 The Human Brain

Over the course of my lifetime my audio experiences ran from using a tickler on a crystal in order to hear audio from a local radio station, to the vacuum tube era, transistors, integrated circuits, to today’s digital wizardry. Back in the early 1970s, it was clear that digital circuitry would prevail. It took forty years for that insight to come to full fruition. I truly believe that now mental control of such systems will come to full fruition in the next 10 years. There are already in existence neuron chips, axon chips and synapse chips from the scientists at IBM working to understand the brain. ...

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