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The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Humanity has always been fascinated with the idea of artificial intelligence — if we manage to create it, it would be one of the pinnacles of human innovation, our own version of godhood, a manmade miracle. And, giving credit where it’s due, we have made leaps and bounds in the right direction [ … ]

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Using Applied Behavior Analysis to Treat Autism

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) was established in 1990. Today, the organization incorporates 26 treatment facilities around the globe that employ some 1,500 individuals for the study and treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Although initially founded to rehabilitate children [ … ]

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The Neuroscience of Lying

Lying is natural. It’s actually pretty necessary for our survival. Can you imagine always having to tell the truth? “How old do you think I am?” or “Do you like my cooking?” are questions we don’t always want to answer honestly, and so we don’t. While additional inquires are often suspended after our initial slightly falsified response, when further pressed [ … ]