New paper: Computer vs humans as a source of information in teaching environments. Who do we trust more?
Although we often don’t notice, we interact with robots on a daily basis: from the popular “virtual home assistants” answering our questions about the weather to the navigator apps guiding us around our cities, computer voices accompany us wherever we go. But how do our mind really perceive them? Do we really trust them? A study
Five young researchers from across Africa have joined SCIoI this month for a fully funded fellowship The Global South Exchange Program (GSEP) was initiated by Science of Intelligence in order to grant fully funded scientific fellowships to Master’s level students from across Africa who wish to gain research experience in a subject of their interest within our
Brain Awareness Week is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. It unites the efforts of partner organizations from around the world in a week-long celebration of the brain every year. This year, Brain Awareness Week takes place on 15–19 March, and SCIoI will be participating with two events: The
Joint Project of The Clusters of Excellence »Matters of Activity« And »Science of Intelligence«: Wenn Materie lebendig wird New Funding For Experimental Laboratories of Science Communication from The Berlin University Alliance One of the core objectives of the Berlin University Alliance (BUA) lies in strengthening the multidirectional exchange of knowledge between universities and other important figures and stakeholders.
Starting this year, SCIoI will be joining the Berlin Center for Computational Neuroscience and the Berlin School of Mind and Brain in the organization of the Winter School "Ethics of Neuroscience and AI" (8–12 March 2021) For more than a decade, the Winter School Ethics and Neuroscience, organized jointly by Berlin's Bernstein Centre for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN)
There's one more reason not to miss this year's edition of TEDxHUBerlin on 17 April 2021: it features our member Dimitri Coelho Mollo! The event, called "AI: A Tough Love" explores the connection between the calculating machine and the human being, and attempts to understand in what ways do the worlds of humans, nature, and technology collide. Throughout
Intelligence is typically thought to refer to certain kinds of abilities that people have, such as language comprehension, abstract reasoning, and complex problem-solving. However, the exact relations between intelligence and abilities still remain unclear. Is intelligence itself a kind of ability? Or the manifestation of one? What are abilities? And which kinds of abilities, if any,
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With its 10 days of exciting conferences and talks, the Berlin Science Week is quickly approaching on 1–10 November. This year, SCIoI will participate with a series of five Zoom talks called "6 o’clock with SCIoI". In the first talk on 4 November, our PI Alex Kacelnik (University of Oxford) will take us on a fascinating