Do our brains work just like a computer?

There are many analogies between brains and computers. The artificial neural networks that underlie face or voice recognition are even inspired by our brains. But do the analogies also go the other way round? How do computers work and how do brains compare?

The lonely brain

Staying in touch with family and friends is not only a pleasant way of spending time, but is also good for your health and probably your brain.