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Nov 22, 2022

800,000 Neurons in a Dish Learned to Play Pong in Just Five Minutes

Posted by in categories: neuroscience, virtual reality

The stimulations were critical for their learning. Separate experiments with DishBrain without any electrical feedback performed far worse.

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The study is a proof of concept that neurons in a dish can be a sophisticated learning machine, and even exhibit signs of sentience and intelligence, said Kagan. That’s not to say they’re conscious—rather, they have the ability to adapt to a goal when “embodied” into a virtual environment.

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