Intelligence in Machines, Humans, and Other Animals
Books on reserve at Porter Library desk (Boden, Bostrum, Eliasmith, Nisbett, Sternberg)
Cognitive science resources
Open mind: New free collection on philosophy of mind
PDF of Powerpoint slides for Week 1
Thagard blog post: what is intelligence?
Working memory development in humans
Advances in Cognitive Systems
Will AI destroy humanity?
Will robots eliminate jobs?
Effects of artificial intelligence
Open letter on beneficial artificial intelligence
Computers playing poker
Machines help learn about stars
Are people becoming more intelligent? The Flynn effect
PDF of slides for Week 2
Gene linking brain structure to intelligence
Number of neurons in different animals
How ants navigate
The parietal-frontal integration theory of intelligence
Unsolved problems of neuroscience
The Brain Observatory
ROSS: Application of Watson to law
Video: Watson on jeopardy
Watson in medicine
IBM Watson home page
How Chef Watson works
PDF of slides for Week 3
How Google cars work
Trick for Google cars
Google cars on city streets
Limits to Google cars
Facebook image processing tools
PDF of slides for Week 4
Video: Lenat on computers vs. common sense
Concept learning in bees
Thagard blog: Should people fear artificial intelligence?
Video: Brains are for movement
PDF slides for Week 5
Octopus using tools
Intelligence in dolphins and whales
Intelligent monkey video
Fish intelligence, sentience and ethics (scroll down)
Do fish feel pain?
PDF slides for week 6
Derek Penn on why humans are so different from other animals
AI system: Run the structure mapping engine including CYC
Conformity in bird culture
Crow problem solving
Crow problem solving video
Crow intelligence video
Do nonhuman animals teach?
Chimp teaching signs
Video: chimp teaching signs
Meerkats teach pups?
Dog teaching pup?
Computer teachers (cognitive tutors)
PDF slides for week 7
Emotions as semantic pointers
MIT affective computing
Picard video on affective computing
USC computatioanl emotion group
Dogs recognize emotions
Tool use by animals
Video: Neuroimaging empathy
Reason and emotion cartoon
Sentiment analysis of Twitter data
The geography of happiness
Do bees have emotions?
Do fish have emotions?
Genes for feeling good
PDF slides for week 8
Thagard: Two theories of consciousness
Aaronson against information integration theory
Tononi and Christof 2014
Video: Attention in rats
Journal of Machine Consciousness
Cambridge declaration on consciousness of animals
Is the USA conscious?
PDF slides for week 9
Intention, emotion, and action as semantic pointers
Spot the robot dog Related link
Libet's free will experiment
iCub humanoid robot Related link
Do robots increase income inequality?
PDF slides for week 10
Chimps learning new words
Kanzi and novel sentences
Prairie dog language video
Journalism by computer
PDF slides for week 11
Cope on music
Culinary creativity by imagery
How to be creative
Google's DQN learns to play video games Related link
DQN article + videos
Hinton and deep learning
PDF slides for week 12
Thagard on the self as a complex system
Thagard and Wood: 80 phenomena about the self
Facebook's Virtual Assistant
AI at Facebook
iCub: Robot with a self?
MIT Collective Intelligence project
Macaque monkeys recognize themselves in mirrors
Waterloo Brain Day April 8 2015
Back to Cogsci 300
Computational Epistemology Laboratory.
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