Episode 37: Trevor Bekolay on Spaun, a large-scale simulated brain

This week Kelly and Zach talk to Trevor Bekolay about his work on a large-scale brain simulator. Trevor is a PhD student in the Computational Neuroscience Research Group at the University of Waterloo.

Links

Scientific paper: Eliasmith et al. 2012: A large-scale model of the functioning brain

Popular press articles on Spaun

Video for Spaun simulations

Nengo.ca - download software for simulating neural systems

Spiking neurons

Blue Brain Project

Recency and primacy effects

Behaviorism

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