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understanding of the nervous system at the cellular level

Understanding of the nervous system at the cellular level makes it seem more possible that brain=behavior. Any defect in neural system would cause deviation in behavior.  This time, I would be curious to know how the neural pattern of the visual person’s brain is different from that of auditory person.  My close friend who is more visual than I am doesn’t remember what words I used when I speak, whereas, I am forgetful in images I saw.  My friend seems to remember things in chunks of images whereas I remember incidents in forms of language or person’s voice.  , I would imagine that there are more numbers of neurons in the part of the brain where visual processing occurs for a visual person and vice versa.  As I read the posts above, I found reading about different reaction time.  In my case, is it about the faster reaction time or action potential rate in that region regardless of numbers of neurons? Because each person with different characteristics seems to have different arrangement/pattern of neurons in the brain, again, understanding the nervous system at the cellular level makes it seem more possible that brain=behavior. 

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