|MadSci Network: Neuroscience|
I've heard about things like mice neurons growing on a chip capable of keeping a simulated fighter jet flying, or a mice's brain wired to a robot learning how to make the robot avoid walls and other collisions. But why didn't they neurons grew in a way that would keep crashing the plane over and over, or why the brains didn't keep the robots hugging walls or spinning in place be it close to a wall or not? Was there some sort of human intervention in order to produce a result that makes the mice brain tissues appear smarter than expected? Like, did they train the neurons or otherwise hardwire the reward system to produce the desired results?
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