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'Human brain' supercomputer turned on for first time

2018 14 Nov

The world’s largest supercomputer designed to work like a human brain has been switched on for the first time.   After it was fitted with its landmark one-millionth processor core, the ‘Spiking Neural Network Architecture’ (SpiNNaker) was turned on at The University of Manchester’s School of Computer Science.   SpiNNaker can process... Read more

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Video Games Can Improve Memory

2015 10 Dec

Playing 3D video games can enhance the formation of memories, according to a new study from University of California, Irvine. This finding published in The Journal of Neuroscience shows the potential for novel virtual approaches to helping people whose memory wanes as they grow older. For this study, Craig Stark and Dane Clemenson of UCI’s Center... Read more