A Video Game that Trains Computers to Map the Brain

Posted on Jan 24, 2014

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It’s citizen science at its best: in an effort to create a connectome of all the neurons and their connections in the retina, scientists at MIT created a video game-like overlay to get ordinary people to help them undertake the massive task. So far more than 70,000 people have furthered neuroscience by playing Eyewire!

Article on Forbes about Eyewire: “70,000+ Have Played ‘Eyewire’ Game That Trains Computers To Map the Brain,” by Aaron Frank

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