The Mixed-Reality Social Prosthesis, based on the skills of so-called human lie detectors, magnifies microexpressions

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Sea of Solitude, which Electronic Arts will publish this year, is among a growing number of video games that are tackling mental health issues

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Do You See What AI Sees?

March 22, 2019

Study finds that humans can think like computers. Artificial intelligence can be fooled by certain images—and new research shows that humans tend to agree with the computers

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Philosophers have spent millennia debating whether we have free will, without reaching a conclusive answer. Neuroscientists optimistically entered the field in the 1980s, armed with tools they were confident could reveal the origin of actions in the brain. Three decades later, they have reached the same conclusion

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Moral Technology

March 21, 2019

Self-driving cars don’t drink and medical AIs are never overtired. Given our obvious flaws, what can humans still do best?

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General anaesthetic is supposed to make surgery painless. But now there’s evidence that one person in 20 may be awake when doctors think they’re under

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To make headway on the mystery of consciousness, some researchers are trying a rigorous new way to test competing theories

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Jonathan Moreno writes, “Over the past couple of years, I’ve noticed an apparent reluctance among the U.S. government agencies that fund neuroscience to be associated with projects that explicitly describe work on the nature of consciousness…”

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