Game-playing software holds lessons for neuroscience

Graphic of brain and video game characters.
February 25, 2015

DeepMind computer provides new way to investigate how the brain works.

By Elizabeth Gibney


CBMM Partner - DeepMind's research is the focus of a recent Nature article. The online article includes a video featuring interviews with Demis Hassabis and some of the DeepMind developers.

Both, the article and video, discuss the recently published Nature paper by DeepMind, titled "Human-level control through deep reinforcement learning," which describes a gaming algorithm they developed. This algorithm "is the first artificial-intelligence (AI) system that can learn a variety of tasks from scratch given only the same, minimal starting information. "

Watch the video here >