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New AI Mental Health Tools Beat Human Doctors at Assessing Patients

December 18, 2016

About 20 percent of youth in the United States live with a mental health condition, according to the National Institute of Mental Health… 1,180 more words

Artificial Intelligence

We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter

December 18, 2016

By Philip Ball

Are you real? What about me?

These used to be questions that only philosophers worried about. Scientists just got on with figuring out how the world is, and why. 423 more words

Computer Science

Without recursion, language cannot exist

Universal Grammar is the idea that humans have a core linguistic capacity genetically endowed within their brains. It (minimally) consists of a basic function that permits atomic constituents of language to be integrated together into structures, and for those larger structures to be integrated with other constituents, … 1,100 more words

Language

IBM is one step closer to mimicking the human brain

September 24, 2016

Scientists at IBM have claimed a computational breakthrough after imitating large populations of neurons for the first time.

Neurons are electrically excitable cells that process and transmit information in our brains through electrical and chemical signals. 590 more words

Computer Science

Pre and post testing show reversal of memory loss from Alzheimer's disease in 10 patients

June 28, 2016

Results from quantitative MRI and neuropsychological testing show unprecedented improvements in ten patients with early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or its precursors following treatment with a programmatic and personalized therapy. 946 more words

Mind & Brain

Giant Artwork Reflects The Gorgeous Complexity of The Human Brain

June 28, 2016

Your brain has approximately 86 billion neurons joined together through some 100 trillion connections, giving rise to a complex biological machine capable of pulling off amazing feats. 684 more words

Mind & Brain