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EyeWire: a game to map the brain.
Neurons Mapped by EyeWirers

EyeWire is a game to map the brain from Sebastian Seung's Lab at MIT. This citizen science human-based computation game challenges players to map 3D neurons in a retina. Eyewire was officially launched on December 10, 2012 and has since grown to over 135,000 players from 150 countries.

EyeWire gameplay advances neuroscience by helping researchers discover how neurons connect to process visual information. Anyone, anywhere can help neuroscientists at MIT develop advanced artificial intelligence and computational technologies for mapping the connectome. You need no scientific background to play. EyeWire works best on high speed internet. It is optimized for use on Google Chrome.

The Game


The Science

How Connectomics is Done
Our Data


Amacrine Cell
Bipolar Cell
Ganglion Cell
Glial Cell
Substructures of the neuron

Meet Seung Lab

EyeWire in Schools

EyeWire Library

A collection of papers for those interested in delving deeper into the science behind EyeWire.

The Players

Making a Contribution of Your Own

Connect with EyeWire

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