If computers are based on binary and logic, what are human/animal brains based on?

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If computers are based on binary and logic, what are human/animal brains based on?

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Anonymous 0 Comments

They’re not “based” on anything because brains are fundamentally nothing like computers. It may be tempting to make that comparison because there are some superficial similarities, but ultimately it’s not correct. Brains and computers just aren’t the same thing in any meaningful way.

Anonymous 0 Comments

They’re not “based” on anything because brains are fundamentally nothing like computers. It may be tempting to make that comparison because there are some superficial similarities, but ultimately it’s not correct. Brains and computers just aren’t the same thing in any meaningful way.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Not all computers are based on binary and logic. Google “analog computer” or read the Wikipedia article. Your brain works like an analog computer, not a digital computer. When I worked at the Naval Research Lab, I learned that some older anti-ship missiles used analog computers for radar tracking and target locking.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Not all computers are based on binary and logic. Google “analog computer” or read the Wikipedia article. Your brain works like an analog computer, not a digital computer. When I worked at the Naval Research Lab, I learned that some older anti-ship missiles used analog computers for radar tracking and target locking.

Anonymous 0 Comments

They’re not “based” on anything because brains are fundamentally nothing like computers. It may be tempting to make that comparison because there are some superficial similarities, but ultimately it’s not correct. Brains and computers just aren’t the same thing in any meaningful way.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Not all computers are based on binary and logic. Google “analog computer” or read the Wikipedia article. Your brain works like an analog computer, not a digital computer. When I worked at the Naval Research Lab, I learned that some older anti-ship missiles used analog computers for radar tracking and target locking.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Most common, “Base 10”* & “stupidity”**

*Other counting systems may apply depending on country of origin.

**Other ‘masking’ traits may be present

Anonymous 0 Comments

Most common, “Base 10”* & “stupidity”**

*Other counting systems may apply depending on country of origin.

**Other ‘masking’ traits may be present

Anonymous 0 Comments

Most common, “Base 10”* & “stupidity”**

*Other counting systems may apply depending on country of origin.

**Other ‘masking’ traits may be present

Anonymous 0 Comments

Short answer: chemicals and electricity.

In a typical computer, you only really see electricity flowing in one direction or another to represent information. 1 or 0.

In a brain, you do have some binary information that works similar to this. But there’s a great deal more happening.

A brain will use electrical signals, whereas strength and frequency matter and represent a greater range of information.

You also have chemicals. You’ve heard of this before. Things like adrenaline, dopamine, serotonin… a brain can pass along and detect this for informational purposes.