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New Model of the Brain Perceives, Acts (1 of 2)

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Caption: This video provides a brief introduction to Spaun, showing the model's 'neural' activity superimposed onto an illustration of a human brain. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the Nov. 30, 2012, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Chris Eliasmith at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, ON, Canada, and colleagues was titled, "A Large-Scale Model of the Functioning Brain."

Credit: Video courtesy of Chris Eliasmith, et al.

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