The Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines (CBMM) is a multi-institutional NSF Science and Technology Center dedicated to the study of intelligence - how the brain produces intelligent behavior and how we may be able to replicate intelligence in machines.

Featured News

Photo of two people playing Go, a game of strategy. Photograph: Cheryl Hatch/AP
January 28, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg tried to steal DeepMind’s Go-playing computer thunder. It didn’t really work out the way he had intended by HAL 90210, The Guardian | Technology Spamfilter, January 28, 2016   Excerpt: "On Wednesday morning, Zuckerberg posted a link...

Upcoming Seminars & Events

February 17, 2016 - 4:00 pm
MIT Building 46, Room 5165
Haim Sompolinsky
March 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
MIT Bldg. 46 Room 5165
Jeremy Wolfe (Visual Attention Lab, Harvard)
March 30, 2016 - 4:00 pm
Harvard NW Building
L. Mahadevan

Highlighted Publications

C. Fisher and Freiwald, W., Whole-agent selectivity within the macaque face-processing system, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), p. 201512378, In Press.PDF icon Authors' last version of article.  (3.1 MB)
CBMM Funded
Q. Liao, Leibo, J. Z., and Poggio, T., How Important Is Weight Symmetry in Backpropagation?, in Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-16), Phoenix, AZ., 2016.PDF icon liao-leibo-poggio.pdf (191.91 KB)
CBMM Funded