“Can Neuroscience Understand Donkey Kong, Let Alone a Brain?”


The Atlantic covers an experiment by two researchers who tried to use neuroscience techniques to understand the working of an old microprocessor. “Forget attention, emotion, learning, memory, and creativity; using the techniques of neuroscience, could Jonas and Kording comprehend Donkey Kong? No. They couldn’t. Not even close.”

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