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An intensive three-week course will give advanced students a “deep end” introduction to the problem of intelligence – how the brain produces intelligent behavior and how we may be able to replicate intelligence in machines.
By unlocking the secrets of anesthesia, Professor Emery Brown could help shed light on brain diseases, hibernation, and possibly even human consciousness.
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“The project is showing that you can actually study this stuff in the wild. The conditions here were as realistic as you can get considering these were people that were just living their lives,” study co-author Josh McDermott, tells PopSci.
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Flying in the face of recent rival studies, these scientists point to generalization as key to order-of-magnitude performance gains
With Alphafold, Deepmind revolutionized chemistry. The company is now working on competing with Chat-GPT, says the founder in an interview.
“Although we work on making machines smart, we wanted to keep humanity at the center of what we’re doing here,” Hassabis, DeepMind’s CEO and co-founder, tells TIME.
PLOS One: Neural Tuning Size in a Model of Primate Visual Processing Accounts for Three Key Markers of Holistic Face Processing
Faces are an important and unique class of visual stimuli, and have been of interest to neuroscientists for many years. Faces are known to elicit certain characteristic behavioral markers, collectively labeled “holistic processing”, while non-face obj...
SfN has awarded the Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience to Prof. Ila Fiete. Fiete received the prize for her breakthrough research modeling hippocampal grid cells, a component of the navigational system of the mammalian brain.
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Hyundai Motor Group and Boston Dynamics announced the launch of the Boston Dynamics AI Institute, to “spearhead advancements in artificial intelligence and robotics.”
Neuroscience PhD student Fernanda De La Torre uses complex algorithms to investigate philosophical questions about perception and reality.
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The 4th Workshop on Shared Visual Representations in Human and Machine Intelligence at NeurIPS 2022 will discuss and share relevant findings and parallels between the comp. neuro/cognitive science and machine learning/artificial intelligence communities.
"According to Dr. Rebecca Saxe, hate shares characteristics with other negative emotions, such as anger, contempt, and disgust. It differs from them in that it focuses on the innate nature, motives, and characteristics of the target."
Tomaso Poggio and team awarded the 2021 Helmholtz Prize for their paper HMDB: A large video database for human motion recognition (H. Kuehne; H. Jhuang; E. Garrote; T. Poggio; T. Serre). The paper has been cited over 1400 times with 6 patent citations.
At the nineteenth International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in knowledge-based systems (IPMU 2022), Prof. Tomaso Poggio delivered the plenary lecture on "The Science and Engineering of Intelligence."
A new computational model could explain differences in recognizing facial emotions. Kohitij Kar, a research scientist with CBMM, hoped to zero in on the answer.