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May 9, 2023
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May 9, 2023
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Greta Tuckute, PhD Candidate, Cognitive Neuroscience, MIT Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
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What makes words more memorable?
Greta Tuckute, PhD Candidate, Cognitive Neuroscience, MIT Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Want to learn more? Check out this article: “Intrinsically memorable words have...
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May 2, 2023
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May 8, 2023
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Jeff Clune, Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of British Columbia; Canada CIFAR AI Chair and Faculty Member, Vector Institute; Senior Research Advisor, DeepMind
Abstract: Quality Diversity (QD) algorithms are those that seek to produce a diverse set of high-performing solutions to problems. I will describe them and a number of their positive attributes. I will summarize how they enable robots, after being...
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Feb 14, 2023
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Akhilan Boopathy
CBMM Research Meeting: Akhilan Boopathy, MIT graduate student in the Fiete Lab Abstract: The measure of a machine learning algorithm is the difficulty of the tasks it can perform, and sufficiently difficult tasks are critical drivers of strong...
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Apr 28, 2023
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May 4, 2023
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Ting Qian, Noah Nelson
Tutorial on FindingFive FindingFive is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting behavioral scientists’ web-based research by making it easy and cost-effective to implement experiments and collect data. With FindingFive, researchers can...
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May 2, 2023
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May 2, 2023
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R.T. Pramod
#MITTeachMeSomethingTuesday Pramod RT, Postdoctoral Associate, MIT Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Want to learn more? Check out this article and paper: "Are There Really as Many Neurons in the Human Brain as Stars in the Milky Way?" from...
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Apr 25, 2023
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Leila Wehbe, Carnegie Mellon University
Abstract: Aligning neural network representations with brain activity measurements is a promising approach for studying the brain. However, it is not always clear what the ability to predict brain activity from neural network representations entails...
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Apr 25, 2023
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Matt Wilson
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Can our brain hear when we're asleep? Matt Wilson, Professor of Neuroscience, MIT Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences #MIT
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Embedded thumbnail for How does our brain process constructed languages like Dothraki and High Valyrian?
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Apr 18, 2023
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April 25, 2023
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Maya Taliaferro
#MITTeachMeSomethingTuesday Maya Taliaferro, Research Scholar, MIT Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Want to learn more? Check out these articles: "Brains on conlangs" by Jennifer Michalowski | December 12, 2022 [MIT McGovern Institute for...
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Apr 4, 2023
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April 18, 2023
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Tomaso Poggio, Joshua Tenenbaum, Martin Schrimpf
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Phillip Isola, Ev Federenko, Sydney Levine
Panelists: Ev Fedorenko, Sydney Levine, Josh Tenenbaum, Phillip Isola, Martin Schrimpf;
Moderator: Tommy Poggio Abstract: Transformer models have been rapidly gaining popularity as they underlie some of the most advanced deep learning systems...
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Apr 11, 2023
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April 12, 2023
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Elizabeth Spelke
Elizabeth Spelke, Harvard University Abstract: More than two decades after her death, Eleanor Gibson still may be the best experimental psychologist ever to work in the developmental cognitive sciences, yet her work appears to have been forgotten,...

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