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Tomaso Poggio, the Eugene McDermott Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and director of the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines. Photo: Jason Grow
January 1, 2018
"On a quest to demystify deep learning, Tomaso Poggio glimpses tantalizing implications for human intelligence

by John Pavlus

Talk to neuroscientist Tomaso Poggio for any length of time, and you’re likely to learn more than one...
Susan Epstein
December 22, 2017
Hunter College’s new interdisciplinary course in computational cognitive neuroscience has just received approval as a Scientific World course for all 278,000 students at The City University of New York (CUNY). As a partner in MIT...
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December 13, 2017
Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office
December 13, 2017
Excerpt:  "Josh Tenenbaum, a professor of brain and cognitive sciences at MIT, directs research on the development of intelligence at the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines,...
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November 23, 2017
Ten-month-old infants determine the value of a goal from how hard someone works to achieve it.
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office
November 23, 2017
 
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Babies as young as 10 months can assess how much someone values a...
November 7, 2017
Autonomous cars and Go-playing computers are impressive, but we’re no closer to machines that can think like people, says neuroscientist Tomaso Poggio.
by Antonio Regalado
Intelligent Machines | MIT Technology Review
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Photo of award presentation.
October 24, 2017
Prof. Tomaso Poggio was presented with the sixth PAMI Azriel Rosenfeld Lifetime Achievement Award, at the ICCV 2017, in Venice, Italy. This award was established at ICCV 2007 to honor outstanding researchers who are recognized as...
AlphaGo Zero: Learning from scratch
October 18, 2017
"Artificial intelligence research has made rapid progress in a wide variety of domains from speech recognition and image classification to genomics and drug discovery. In many cases, these are specialist systems that leverage...
Graphic of someone tracking the motion of billiard balls
October 17, 2017
Before assigning responsibility, our minds simulate alternative outcomes, study shows.
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office
October 17, 2017
“What’s really cool about eye tracking is it lets you see things that you’re not consciously...
October 8, 2017
"Many leading AI researchers think that in a matter of decades, artificial intelligence will be able to do not merely some of our jobs, but all of our jobs, forever transforming life on Earth.
The reason that many dismiss this as...
Photo of ten MIT and the Broad Institute researchers.
October 5, 2017
MIT News
By Julie Pryor | McGovern Institute for Brain Research
October 5, 2017
"The High-Risk, High-Reward Research (HRHR) program, supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund, has awarded 86 grants to...

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