Medical News Today: White matter: The brain’s flexible but underrated superhighway

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Historically, gray matter was typically considered the brain’s organ grinder, and white matter was just the monkey. But in recent years, it has become clear that the monkey is just as important as its master. Our exquisitely folded gray matter has long been the show pony of the brain; it deals with the heavy number-crunching we all rely on to make sense of the world. (August 16, 2017)

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