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Building a brain

Chris Eliasmith

July 21, 2011
43 minutes
Chris Eliasmith


Chris Eliasmith is a Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. Further reflecting his interdisciplinary explorations, he is also Canada Research Chair in Theoretical Neuroscience and Director of the Center for Theoretical Neuroscience. His research focuses on the interface between Theoretical/Computational Neuroscience and the philosophy of science and cognitive science, and ranges across – and seeks to integrate - experimental and theoretical territories from animal behavior to memory, emotions and decision making, and dynamic systems theory.