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Can a computer think like a baby?


Artificial intelligence systems have struggled to understand common-sense laws of the physical world, even though this ‘intuitive physics’ is rapidly acquired by young humans. Piloto et al. demonstrate that a deep learning system closely modelled on infant cognition outperforms the more traditional ‘learning from scratch’ systems.

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Hespos, S., Shivaram, A. Can a computer think like a baby?. Nat Hum Behav (2022).

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