On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 8:04 AM, Roger <rclo...@verizon.net> wrote:
> Hi Stathis Papaioannou
> It would be useful if the ratbrain robot scientists would
> try to do some kind of biological imaging (magnetic resonance ? who knows ?)
> to verify that the segment of rat brain isn't just acting as
> an electrical conductor (or resistor or capacitor or inductor).
> Maybe they could just mo9nitor some of those functions during its
> operations.

Neurons have resistance and capacitance, and if you changed these
variables the neurons would malfunction. But the question was about
the behaviour of the rat: do you think the robot rat could behave just
like a biological rat given a certain environment or not?

Stathis Papaioannou

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