Acquiring, modifying, and reinforcing knowledge including behavior, skills, values, and more. Learning is dependent on memory and attention and those are dependent on how we interact with the world. As we learn our brains are rewired (plasticity).
Learning can also be practiced by machines and other non-human organisms.
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Mirror neurons are neurons that “fire” when observing an action and when performing an action, this allows for learning through imitation (“mirroring”).
A series of social and legislative changes in the 60’s ended an era of tuition-free state universities in the US and started the current student loan crisis.
Cognitive Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a computer program that can think, learn, and generally mimic human cognition.
The speed and complexity of our thoughts exceed our abilities of language and communication, specifically our ability to convey complex ideas.
Machine learning is creating algorithms that allow computers to learn from example and past experience rather than reading preprogramed information.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of connecting electronic objects which can collect and exchange data.
Language can be thought of as a system of communication that uses symbols to convey deep meaning. Symbols can be words, images, body language, sounds, etc.
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To discuss something properly, it helps to name it. That can mean naming a concept, an abstraction of an existing concept, or a theory. Without naming it, it is hard to talk about.
In pop-science, in reference to the brain, you’ll hear the terms “hardwired” and “softwired”, hardwired means genetically programed and softwired means learned.