Research Brief | Child & Brain Development

Poverty and neglect are bad for the brain — but could lasting effects be avoided?

Childhood adversity leaves tangible and long-lasting marks on the developing brain that could lead to lifelong health and psychological problems....

Research Brief | Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness

Is today’s artificial intelligence actually conscious? Not just yet.

The computations that underpin current artificial intelligence (AI) more closely resemble unconscious processing than conscious thought in the human brain,...

News | Learning in Machines & Brains

Neurons have the right shape for deep learning

Deep learning has brought about machines that can ‘see’ the world more like humans can, and recognize language. And while...

News | Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness

What would it take for AI to achieve consciousness?

Imagine you’re on a business trip, driving from your hotel to a meeting with a client when your fuel light...

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