Artificial brains are imminent…not!

Scientists are on the verge of building an artificial brain! How do I know? Terry Sejnowski of the Salk Institute said so right here on ScientificAmerican.com. He wrote that the goal of reverse-engineering the brain—which the National Academy of Engineering recently posed as one of its “grand challenges”—is “becoming increasingly plausible.” Scientists are learning more and more about the…