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What Donkey Kong can tell us about how to study the brain | Science News

What Donkey Kong can tell us about how to study the brain | Science News

Brain scientists Eric Jonas and Konrad Kording had grown skeptical. They weren’t convinced that the sophisticated, big data experiments of neuroscience were actually accomplishing anything. So they devised a devilish experiment.

Instead of studying the brain of a person, or a mouse, or even a lowly worm, the two used advanced neuroscience methods to scrutinize the inner workings of another information processor — a computer chip.

Source: What Donkey Kong can tell us about how to study the brain | Science News