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Andrew R. A. Conway - General Intelligence Explained (Away)

For more than a century, the standard view in the field of human intelligence has been that there is a “general intelligence” that permeates all human cognitive activity. This general…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 31st, 2021 4 plays 0  

Andrew Mark Williams - Perceptual-Cognitive Expertise

From  Katie Gentilello on February 25th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Stephan Lewandowsky - Resisting the Knowledge Dementors: The Truth about “Post-Truth”

We are said to live in a “post-truth” era in which “fake news” has replaced real information, denial has compromised science, and the ontology of knowledge and truth has taken…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 12th, 2021 3 plays 0  

Anna Schapiro - Learning distributed representations in the human brain

The remarkable success of neural network models in machine learning has relied on the use of distributed representations — activity patterns that overlap across related inputs. Under what…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 30th, 2020 5 plays 0  

Jerome R. Busemeyer - Temporal oscillations in preference strength provide evidence for a quantum-Markov open system model of preference evolution

We examined how preferences evolve across time in two new experiments, one using choices between restaurants and a second using choices between gambles. In both we observed that mean preference…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 10th, 2020 10 plays 0  

Neal Kingston - It's the end of testing as we know it... and I feel fine

Neal Kingston will not sing about where testing needs to go.That's great, testing needs an earthquake E C D, and D C M, and Embretson is not afraid Eye of a hurricane, Markov chains must churn…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 5th, 2020 4 plays 0  

Ashley Whillans - Alleviating time poverty among the working poor

From  Katie Gentilello on October 20th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Kimberly French - Work, Family, and Physiological Health

Work and family are two core sources of personal identity, facilitating joy, accomplishment, and belonging. At the same time, work and family roles may conflict with one another, resulting in…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 10th, 2018 10 plays 0