Joshua Tenenbaum

Joshua Tenenbaum
Joshua
Tenenbaum
Research Thrust Leader

Department: 

Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Associated Research Thrust: 

Joshua Tenenbaum is the Professor of Computational Cognitive Science, in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, MIT.

Email: 

Room: 

46-4015

Advisees

Kelsey Allen - Graduate Student
Peter Battaglia - Research Scientist
Eyal Dechter - Graduate Student
Tobias Gerstenberg - Postdoc
Max Kleiman-Weiner - Graduate Student
Eliza Kosoy - Research Assistant
Owen Lewis - Graduate Student
Rachel Magid - Graduate Student
Tara Sofia Ramirez - PostBac/Visiting Student
Sarah Schwettmann - Graduate Student
Erica Shook - PostBac/Visiting Student
Max Siegel - Graduate Student
Kevin Smith - Postdoc
Pedro Tsividis - Graduate Student
Tomer Ullman - Postdoctoral Associate
Joey Velez-Ginorio - Visiting Student
Alejandro Vientos - PostBac/Visiting Student
Yang Wu - Graduate Student
Ilker Yildirim - Research Scientist

Projects

Publications

T. Gerstenberg, Zhou, L., Smith, K. A., and Tenenbaum, J. B., Faulty Towers: A counterfactual simulation model of physical support, Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Submitted.
S. Liu, Ullman, T., Tenenbaum, J. B., and Spelke, E., Ten-month-old infants infer value from effort, Society for Research in Child Development. 2017.
F. Peres, Smith, K. A., and Tenenbaum, J. B., Rapid Physical Predictions from Convolutional Neural Networks, Neural Information Processing Systems, Intuitive Physics Workshop. 2016.
T. Gerstenberg and Tenenbaum, J. B., Understanding "almost": Empirical and computational studies of near misses, 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2016.
N. Bramley, Gerstenberg, T., and Tenenbaum, J. B., Natural science: Active learning in dynamic physical microworlds, 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2016.
T. Gerstenberg and Tenenbaum, J. B., Intuitive theories, in Oxford Handbook of Causal Reasoning, Oxford University Press, 2016.
J. Fischer, Mikhael, J. G., Tenenbaum, J. B., and Kanwisher, N., Functional neuroanatomy of intuitive physical inference, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 113, no. 34, pp. E5072 - E5081, 2016.
K. Allen, Yildirim, I., and Tenenbaum, J. B., Integrating Identification and Perception: A case study of familiar and unfamiliar face processing, in Proceedings of the Thirty-Eight Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2016.
P. Tsividis, Gershman, S. J., Tenenbaum, J. B., and Schulz, L. E., Information Selection in Noisy Environments with Large Action Spaces, 9th Biennial Conference of the Cognitive Development Society, vol. Columbus, OH. 2015.
J. K. Hartshorne, The causes and consequences explicit in verbs, Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 716-734, 2015.
S. J. Gershman, Tenenbaum, J. B., and Jaekel, F., Discovering hierarchical motion structure, Vision Research, vol. Available online 26 March 2015, 2015.
J. Jara-Ettinger, Not So Innocent: Toddlers’ Inferences About Costs and Culpability, Psychological Science , vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 633-40, 2015.
P. Tsividis, Tenenbaum, J. B., and Schulz, L. E., Hypothesis-Space Constraints in Causal Learning, Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci). Pasadena, CA, 2015.
I. Yildirim, Siegel, M., and Tenenbaum, J. B., Perceiving Fully Occluded Objects with Physical Simulation, in Cognitive Science Conference (CogSci), Pasadena, CA, 2015.
T. Gerstenberg, Halpern, J. Y., and Tenenbaum, J. B., Responsibility judgments in voting scenarios, Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci). Pasadena, CA, pp. 788-793, 2015.
T. Gerstenberg, Goodman, N. D., Lagnado, D. A., and Tenenbaum, J. B., How, whether, why: Causal judgments as counterfactual contrasts, Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci). Pasadena, CA, pp. 782-787, 2015.