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November 22, 2019
It’s not something most Harvard faculty spend much time contemplating, but Tomer Ullman likes to think about magic.
In particular, he likes to think about whether it would be harder to levitate a frog or turn it to stone. And if...
November 19, 2019
Using deductive reasoning, the bot identifies friend or foe to ensure victory over humans in certain online games.


Rob Matheson | MIT News Office


MIT researchers have developed a bot equipped with artificial intelligence that...
November 12, 2019

isee, an autonomous driving startup for trucks, announced $15 million in Series A funding from Founders Fund on Monday.
Unlike other autonomous driving and logistics startups, isee uses proprietary deep learning and cognitive AI...
Photo of Prof. Josh Tenenbaum
September 25, 2019
Brain and cognitive sciences professor studies how the human mind is able to learn so rapidly.
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office
September 25, 2019
Excerpt:
Josh Tenenbaum, a professor in MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive...
September 19, 2019
How people interpret musical notes depends on the types of music they have listened to, researchers find.
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office
People who are accustomed to listening to Western music, which is based on a system of notes...
September 10, 2019
By Chrissy Sexton
Earth.com staff writer
In a new study published by the Society for Research in Child Development, experts have found that children are taking notice of how adults face challenges and the amount of effort they...
September 9, 2019
Study reveals brain regions that respond differently to the presence of background noise, suggesting the brain progressively hones in on and isolates sounds.
by Sabbi Lall | McGovern Institute for Brain Research
In a busy coffee...
infant in seat watching video of woman picking up ball
August 21, 2019
We view ourselves and others as causal agents who pursue goals and act efficiently to make things happen, but where do these intuitions come from? In a new paper funded by the Center for Brains, Minds and Machines and published...
July 24, 2019
Bringing together artificial intelligence and neuroscience promises to yield benefits for both fields.
Chethan Pandarinath wants to enable people with paralysed limbs to reach out and grasp with a robotic arm as naturally as they...
July 21, 2019
“We have all heard that Patrick died yesterday in his sleep. I am writing with tears in my eyes. This is a sad day for me and also for MIT and for CBMM.
For me, Patrick and MIT have always been together. When I arrived at MIT...

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