What is Computation’s Role in Neuroscience?

2 Novemberr 2020, by Shana Lynch

Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Director William Newsome explores the intersection of AI and neuroscience with HAI Denning Co-Director Fei-Fei Li.

Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute’s William Newsome discusses motivation, consciousness, and the fascinating challenges of computational neuroscientists in this Director’s Conversation.

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UChicago scientists uncover secrets to designing brain-like devices

10 November 2020, by Viktor Rozsa

Ball and stick (central) representation of the defective material simulated in the study, for neuromorphic applications. (Illustration by Emmanuel Gygi)

Even with decades of unprecedented development in computational power, the human brain still holds many advantages over modern computing technologies. Our brains are extremely efficient for many cognitive tasks and do not separate memory and computing, unlike standard computer chips.

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