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Artificial Psychology: The Quest for What It Means to Be by Jay Friedenberg

By Jay Friedenberg

Is it attainable to build a man-made individual? Researchers within the box of synthetic intelligence have for many years been constructing machine courses that emulate human intelligence. This ebook is going past intelligence and describes how shut we're to recreating a number of the different capacities that make us human. those talents comprise studying, creativity, realization, and emotion.

The try and comprehend and engineer those skills constitutes the hot interdisciplinary box of synthetic psychology, that is characterised by way of contributions from philosophy, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, laptop technological know-how, and robotics. This paintings is meant to be used as a first-rate or supplementary introductory textbook for a direction in cognitive psychology, cognitive technological know-how, man made intelligence, or the philosophy of brain. It examines human skills as working requisites that a synthetic individual should have and analyzes them from a multidisciplinary approach.

The publication is finished in scope, overlaying conventional subject matters like conception, reminiscence, and challenge fixing. even if, it additionally describes contemporary advances within the research of unfastened will, moral habit, affective architectures, social robots, and hybrid human-machine societies.

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