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For questions about use and applications of cognitive science in the field of AI and vice versa.

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What are the scientific journals dedicated to artificial general intelligence?

Apart from Journal of Artificial General Intelligence (a peer-reviewed open-access academic journal, owned by the Artificial General Intelligence Society (AGIS)), are there any other journals (or ...
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Is the emergence of the field “psychology of artificial intelligence” necessary?

Is the emergence of a subfield of psychology, "psychology of artificial intelligence", possible and necessary? If so, what questions it will address and will try to solve? Possibly, it could also ...
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Is the Cognitive Approach (SOAR) equivalent to the Chinese Room argument?

Soar is a cognitive architecture. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soar_(cognitive_architecture) https://soar.eecs.umich.edu/ There is something called "the Chinese box" or "Chinese room" argument: ...
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Can a brain be intelligent without a body? [duplicate]

The dialog context Turing proposed at the end of the description of his famous test, "Will the interrogator decide wrongly as often when the game is played like this as he does when the game is ...
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What is the importance of the endocannabinoid system for cognitive function?

The endocannabinoid system is a very important function of human biology. Unfortunately, due to the illegality of cannabis, it is a relatively new field of study. I have read a few articles about ...
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How can we connect artificial intelligence with cognitive psychology?

On page 62 of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Psychology Applications, Models (2010), Gabriella Daróczy writes Psychology is one of the basic sciences of artificial intelligence (AI). The ...
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What is wrong with the idea that the AI will be capable of omniscience?

In the context of artificial intelligence, the singularity refers to the advent of an artificial general intelligence capable of recursive self-improvement, leading to the rapid emergence of ...
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How can Artificial Intelligence paraphrasing be utilized as a replacement for psychologizing?

Psychologizing is a dialogue technique which is rephrasing an existing domain into terms of psychology. For example, a person is eating to much and the doctor defines the behavior as a compensation of ...
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How can we build human-like artificial intelligence?

How can we build human-like artificial intelligence, that is, an AI with human-like desires and intelligence (such as self-awareness, communication skills, sense of purpose or adaptability to ...
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How can we create eXplainable Artificial Intelligence?

Currently, we can build the Artificial Intelligence (AI) approaches that respectively explain their actions within the use of goal trees 1. By moving up and down across the tree, it keeps tracking the ...
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Can Microsoft's cognitive service find similar person in a set of images without using the face service?

I need to create an application that can detect if a person X entered as an input exists in an image set and return as output all the images in which the person X exists. The problem is that the ...
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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and cognitive science?

Sometimes I understand that people doing cognitive science try to avoid the term artificial intelligence. The feeling I get is that there is a need to put some distance to the GOFAI. Another ...
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Which loss function is the brain optimizing in order to learn advanced visual skills without expert/human supervision?

In computer vision is very common to use supervised tasks, where datasets have to be manually annotated by humans. Some examples are object classification (class labels), detection (bounding boxes) ...
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Where is the predictive model located in a cognitive architecture?

Cognitive architectures are used in computational psychology to simulate the thinking process. The aim is to build dedicated brain models which are behaving similar to human models which allows the ...
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Can AI research lead to new findings in general cognitive science?

Can AI be used as a tool to investigate our minds? To be more precise, what am I specifically asking for here are examples of discoveries on artificial intelligence (so algorithms, programs and ...
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What were the criticisms of the BACON algorithm?

The BACON algorithm, introduced by Pat Langley and Herbert Simon etc. were meant to automate scientific discovery -- producing causal explanation to variations in given data. It was found, in ...
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Is it possible to construct an ANN that is more efficient than the human brain?

Intelligence ... changes based on the environment and situation Human are now inventing machines exhibiting some features of their own Intelligence. There appears to be a possibility that, in the ...
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Is the neuron adequately comprehended?

It is possible that the signal handling of a neuron is outside the engineering comprehension of the most astute of human brains, even after the relationships of inputs to outputs are statistically ...
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What are the top contributions from neuroscience to AI and viceversa? How much progress has been made from the interaction between these two fields?

What are the top contributions from neuroscience to artificial intelligence and vice versa? How much progress has been made from the interaction between these two fields? Is there a formal field ...
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What is the state of the art in models of how the human brain performs goal-directed decision making? Can these models' principles be applied to AI?

What is the state of the art in models of how the human brain performs goal-directed decision making? Can these models’ principles and insights be applied to the field of Artificial Intelligence, e.g. ...
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Are Dreams a Form of Backpropagation?

Humans often dream of random events that occurred during the day. Could the reason for this be that our brains are backpropagating errors while we sleep, and we see the result of these ...
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Examples of “crossmodal” integration failures in artificial cognitive systems

I was wondering if anyone can think of any examples of integration of audio-visual inputs, or other modalities, failing or resulting in undesired outcomes in artificial cognitive systems? I'm ...