Do Our Brains Use Deep Learning to Make Sense of the World?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub The first time Dr. Blake Richards heard about deep learning, he was convinced that he wasn’t just looking … Continue reading Do Our Brains Use Deep Learning to Make Sense of the World?

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Ravens ignore a treat in favor of a useful tool for the future

reader comments 149 If humans, chimps, gorillas, and orangutans can all do something, but monkeys can’t, that tells a certain evolutionary story: it suggests that the ability emerged sometime after … Continue reading Ravens ignore a treat in favor of a useful tool for the future

10-fold speed up for the reconstruction of neuronal networks

Illustration of cells from the cerebral cortex reconstructed in flight mode. Credit: MPI f. Brain Research Scientists working in connectomics, a research field occupied with the reconstruction of neuronal networks … Continue reading 10-fold speed up for the reconstruction of neuronal networks