Friday, March 27, 2009


The living robot

At first, the young robot spent a lot of time crashing into things. But after a few weeks of practice, its performance began to improve as the connections between the active neurons in its brain strengthened. "This is a specific type of learning, called Hebbian learning," says Warwick, "where, by doing something habitually, you get better at doing it."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Next stop: human fetal neural stem cell matrix. Signpost up ahead...ouch!