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Scientific Overview
The quest to understand intelligence is one of the great scientific endeavors—on par with quests to understand the origins of life or the foundations of the physical world....
March 19, 2024
Designing machines to think like humans provides insight into intelligence itself
By George Musser
he dream of artificial intelligence has never been just to make a grandmaster-beating chess engine or a chatbot that tries to...
March 4, 2024
A study of people in 15 countries reveals that while everyone favors rhythms with simple integer ratios, biases can vary quite a bit across societies.
Anne Trafton | MIT News
When listening to music, the human brain appears to be...
robot hands holding a wooden maze with a worm crawling through it tying to get to an X
February 14, 2024
by Jonathan Shaw
Could an artificial neural network connected to the brain of a living animal improve its performance on a task, such as the ability to find food? A strength of biologically based intelligence is that it performs...
student group photo standing on the main steps of MIT
January 30, 2024
More than 80 students and faculty from a dozen collaborating institutions became immersed at the intersection of computation and life sciences and forged new ties to MIT and each other.
David Orenstein | The Picower Institute for...
January 29, 2024
Joel Oppenheim was a wise and generous man. We were fortunate to work with him when he joined the CBMM External Advisory Committee (EAC) at its inception in 2014, and got to know him well because he served as an advisor for our...
January 18, 2024
Across mammalian species, brain waves are slower in deep cortical layers, while superficial layers generate faster rhythms.
Anne Trafton | MIT News
Paper: “A ubiquitous spectrolaminar motif of local field potential power across...
January 12, 2024
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Mario Paternostro and Franco Manzitti interview Tomaso Poggio, the Genoese who changed the world
Tomaso Poggio, Genoese, a professor at MIT in Boston, has been considered one of the inventors...
December 15, 2023
“Minimum viewing time” benchmark gauges image recognition complexity for AI systems by measuring the time needed for accurate human identification.
Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL
Imagine you are scrolling through the photos on your...
December 13, 2023
Study shows computational models trained to perform auditory tasks display an internal organization similar to that of the human auditory cortex.
Anne Trafton | MIT News
Computational models that mimic the structure and function...