Embedded thumbnail for Winrich Freiwald: Taking Apart the Neural Circuits of Face Processing
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Jun 7, 2014
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June 7, 2014
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All Captioned Videos, Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2014
CBMM Speaker(s):
Winrich Freiwald
Topics: Connection of face recognition to intelligence: social cognition and perception start with faces, e.g. facial expression and communication; requirements for face recognition: (1) detect face, (2) encode structural properties, (3) encode...
Embedded thumbnail for Matt Wilson: Hippocampal memory reactivation in awake and sleep states
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Jun 7, 2014
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June 7, 2014
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Matt Wilson
Topics: Role of hippocampus in formation of episodic memory (linkage of events) and spatial memory used in navigation (linkage of spatial locations); both capabilities depend on temporal sequence encoding; place fields emerge for rats on linear...
Embedded thumbnail for Laura Schulz: Cognitive Development and Commonsense Reasoning, Part 2, and Joshua Tenenbaum: Machine vs. Human Learning and Development of Intuitive Physics
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Jun 6, 2014
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June 6, 2014
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Laura Schulz
Topics: (Laura Schulz) Inferential economics; learning from instruction vs. exploration (Gweon, Pelton, Schulz, Cognitive Science 2011); rational learning through play
(Joshua Tenenbaum): General introduction to the CBMM research thrust on...
Embedded thumbnail for Tomer Ullman vs. Laura Schulz debate: Theories, Imagination, and the Generation of New Ideas
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Jun 6, 2014
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June 6, 2014
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Tomer Ullman, Laura Schulz
Topics: (Tomer Ullman) What good is a theory; problem of search in theory space; stochastic search and relevance to cognitive development
(Laura Schulz) Issues with stochastic search: the search space is infinite and does not make use of...
Embedded thumbnail for Laura Schulz: The Origins of Inquiry: Inference and Exploration in Early Childhood
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Jun 6, 2014
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June 6, 2014
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Laura Schulz
Topics: Brief historical overview of key research that revolutionized the study of cognitive development; analogies between how scientists and children learn; overview of studies showing that (1) childrens’ generalizations depend on how evidence is...
Embedded thumbnail for Rebecca Saxe: Patterns of Minds: Decoding Features of ToM and MVPA
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Jun 6, 2014
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June 6, 2014
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Rebecca Saxe
Topics: Theory of Mind (ToM): false belief task embodies a difference between reality and what a character thinks; 5 year olds can do false belief tasks while 3 year olds cannot; fMRI study reveals regions selectively involved in reasoning about...
Embedded thumbnail for Nancy Kanwisher: The Functional Architecture of Human Intelligence
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Jun 5, 2014
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June 5, 2014
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Nancy Kanwisher
Topics: Is the functional organization of the brain based on special-purpose vs. general-purpose machinery? Brief history of efforts to find specialized machinery (Spearman, Gall, lesion studies); introduction to fMRI methods and data; validation of...
Embedded thumbnail for Ben Deen: Multivoxel Pattern Analysis for Understanding Representational Content
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Jun 5, 2014
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June 5, 2014
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Ben Deen
Topics: Motivation for multivoxel pattern analysis (MVPA); correlation based classification analysis; results of analysis of EBA and pSTS cortical regions: EBA patterns carry information about body pose that is invariant to body motion kinematics,...
Embedded thumbnail for Laura Schulz: Cognitive Development and Commonsense Reasoning, Part 1
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Jun 4, 2014
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June 4, 2014
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All Captioned Videos, Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2014
CBMM Speaker(s):
Laura Schulz
Topics: Historical perspective on underestimating the challenge of commonsense intelligence in AI; studying children may provide key insights; early representations of objects (e.g. object permanence, Spelke objects, expectations of object behavior...
Embedded thumbnail for Jim DiCarlo: Introduction to the Visual System, Part 2
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Jun 4, 2014
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June 4, 2014
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CBMM Speaker(s):
James DiCarlo
Topics: Decoding of IT signals for object classification (Poggio, DiCarlo, Science 2009); 3D object models; detection experiments with objects of different pose placed on random background images; neural population state space; LaWS of RAD IT...

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