Marketplace Tech Report for May 16, 2011

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Marketplace Tech Report for May 16, 2011

One way to study the schizophrenic brain: Build one

Researchers at Yale and the University of Texas used a neural network -- a computer brain -- to test out medical theories of what causes schizophrenia. The result was a computer brain that can't tell the difference between stories about itself and fanciful stories about gangsters, and claims responsibility for terrorist acts.