Embedded thumbnail for How fly neurons compute the direction of visual motion
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Mar 22, 2022
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March 22, 2022
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All Captioned Videos, Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series
Speaker(s):
Alexander Borst, Max-Planck-Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany
Detecting the direction of image motion is important for visual navigation, predator avoidance and prey capture, and thus essential for the survival of all animals that have eyes. However, the direction of motion is not explicitly represented at the...
Embedded thumbnail for Continuous-time deconvolutional regression: A method for studying continuous dynamics in naturalistic data
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Feb 28, 2022
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February 28, 2022
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Speaker(s):
Cory Shain, MIT
Abstract: Naturalistic experiments are of growing interest to neuroscientists and cognitive scientists. Naturalistic data can be hard to analyze because critical events can occur at irregular intervals, and measured responses to those events...
Embedded thumbnail for When and How CNNs Generalize to Out-of-Distribution Category-Viewpoint Combinations [video]
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Feb 16, 2022
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February 21, 2022
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All Captioned Videos, Publication Releases, CBMM Research
CBMM Speaker(s):
Xavier Boix, Spandan Madan, Tomotake Sasaki
Speaker(s):
Helen Ho
CBMM researchers and authors, Spandan Madan, Xavier Boix, Helen Ho, and Tomotake Sasaki discuss their latest research that was published in Nature Machine Intelligence.
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Feb 14, 2022
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February 14, 2022
CBMM Speaker(s):
Marc Raibert
During Super Bowl LVI in 2022, Boston Dynamics robots and their founder and Chairman Marc Raibert (appearing at 0:51) are featured in a commercial.
Embedded thumbnail for Deep neural network models of sound localization reveal how perception is adapted to real-world environments [video]
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Jan 27, 2022
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January 27, 2022
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Andrew Francl, Josh McDermott
CBMM researchers and authors, MIT graduate student Andrew Francl and MIT Prof. Josh McDermott, discuss their latest research as published in Nature Human Behavior.
Embedded thumbnail for Early concepts of intimacy: Young humans use saliva sharing to infer close relationships [video]
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Jan 20, 2022
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January 20, 2022
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Ashley Thomas, Rebecca Saxe
CBMM researchers and authors, MIT/Harvard postdoc Ashley Thomas and MIT Prof. Rebecca Saxe discuss their newly released paper published in Science.
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Dec 23, 2021
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December 23, 2021
Embedded thumbnail for Deep neural network models reveal interplay of peripheral coding and stimulus statistics in pitch perception [video]
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Dec 13, 2021
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December 13, 2021
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Mark Saddler, Josh McDermott
Perception is thought to be shaped by the environments for which organisms are optimized. These influences are difficult to test in biological organisms but may be revealed by machine perceptual systems optimized under different conditions. CBMM...
Embedded thumbnail for Building a state space for song learning
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Dec 7, 2021
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December 8, 2021
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Michale Fee
Songbird vocalizations are produced by a sparse sequence of spike bursts in a motor circuit that controls the vocal output on a fast (10ms) timescale. This sparse sequence is also transmitted to song learning circuits, presumably to control the...
Embedded thumbnail for Selective responses to faces, scenes, and bodies in the ventral visual pathway of infants [video]
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Nov 9, 2021
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November 15, 2021
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Heather L Kosakowski, Rebecca Saxe
MIT graduate student Heather Kosakowski and MIT Prof. Rebecca Saxe discuss their latest paper in Current Biology where they show that 2- to 9-month-old human infants have face-, scene- and body- selective responses in FFA, PPA, and EBA, respectively...

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