No neccassarily Ken, Its possible that the nuerons could control both the
implant and whatever task they had before. At least with my understanding
of current Neural network stuff dealing with Catastrophic Forgetting.
"KP_PC" <k.p.collins at worldnet.att.net> wrote in news:t_wib.175626
$0v4.13511734 at bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net:
> Prior to the implant procedures, these
> neurons were doing something else.
>> The implant has, literally, taken over
> control of the monkey's nervous system.