Download the cs4fn Build A Brain Quick Guide


Download the cs4fn Build A Brain Quick Guide

How do our brains work? Are they following rules like a computer program? Could we build an artificial brain that works the same way?  Your brain is made of billions of nerve cells called neurons. They communicate with each other by ‘firing’ which just means they send chemical messages to each other depending on the messages they receive. Each neuron follows simple rules, a simple algorithm, that tell it when to fire. You can make your own working artificial brain or ‘neural network’. Let’s build one

Download the cs4fn Build A Brain Quick Guide

This Quick Guide was developed for the Royal Society Summer Exhibition 2016.