Scientific American: AI re-creates activity patterns that brain cells use in navigation

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Scientists have used artificial intelligence (AI) to recreate the complex neural codes that the brain uses to navigate through space. The feat demonstrates how powerful AI algorithms can assist conventional neuroscience research to test theories about the brain’s workings—but the approach is not going to put neuroscientists out of work just yet, say the researchers. (May 10, 2018)

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