Brain scans reveal a Pokemon region in adults who played as kids

Brain scans reveal a Pokemon region in adults who played as kids

Modern Pokemon fans were recently tested on their recognition of images while their brains were scanned. The test of 11 different Pokemon experts and novices reveal a roughly similar cluster associated with the central retina, likely due to the patients time playing on the Game Boy, that activated when recognizing pokemon over their counterparts.

Darth Quaint
Darth Quaint
Mike Clark
Mike Clark 1 year

Everything changes your brain. That's how brains work, no?

James Roberts
James Roberts 1 year

All hail the mighty Helix!

Rhokanth 1 year

I can still probably name most of the original 151 by memory.. 20+ years later.

David Giarratana
David Giarratana 1 year

Where else would they store it? Their livers?

Sherbert Lemon
Sherbert Lemon 1 year

It would appear that this is very similar to how deductive machine learning training would work with a computer. Because of the limited saturation of getting kids at that time interested and knowing a roster of more than twenty image/string characters was unheard of. Imo this is further evidence of macroevolution on the visual side of neural networks and social survival. Pretty cool stuff for clickbait!

Darth Quaint
Darth Quaint 1 year

This is fascinating to researchers because the matter in which the brain stored this information was adaptive, suggesting the brain is not limited to its standard structure and major influences can have physical impact on your brain. They've also noted similar clusters in previous studies tied to political figures, etc. Basically, we can learn anything without limit.

Little Scar
Little Scar 1 year

I can also quote the sound each original 151 Pokemon makes. Bulbasaur was the coolest, btw.

(OwO) 1 year

science Has Finally discovered the Pokedex

Imperial German
Imperial German 1 year

Pika pi!!!🤣😂

wondering around
wondering around 1 year

only old pokemon fans will hear this

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