Category: Neuroscience & Mind
Robert Marks: What Computers Will Never Do
Many Artificial Intelligence researchers wrongly believe that intelligence arises from the application of algorithms.
An Evolutionary View on Speech Isn’t “Settled Science”
And in large part it isn’t even about science.
Language Is a Rock Against Which Evolutionary Theory Wrecks Itself
Language is the tool by which we think abstractly. It is sui generis. It is a gift, a window into the human soul.
Central Command: The Brain’s Role in Maintaining Balance
Using our brain to try to figure out how our brain works is a mystery.
Tom Wolfe on Language and Evolution
I think that Noam Chomsky is fundamentally right, and I am skeptical of Daniel Everett’s claim.