My Robot Is On Antidepressants


First published at 17:45 UTC on April 14th, 2018.

Robots of the future may get depressed and even hallucinate if not monitored correctly, claims neuroscientist Dr. Zachary Mainen. Dr. Mainen suggests that developers will need to create AI equivalents to anti-depressants, to help to control levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain. Dr. Mainen revealed this bizarre theory at the Canonical Computations in Brains and Machines conference in New York. He says machines, like humans, with low serotonin or its equivalent may fail to rewire themselves adequately, “getting stuck in the rut that we call depression.” READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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