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Computer systems predict objects’ responses to physical forces

December 13, 2017

Computer systems predict objects’ responses to physical forces

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Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office

Josh Tenenbaum, a professor of brain and cognitive sciences at MIT, directs research on the development of intelligence at the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines, a multiuniversity, multidisciplinary project based at MIT that seeks to explain and replicate human intelligence.

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Three MIT seniors awarded 2018 Marshall Scholarships

December 3, 2017

Three MIT seniors awarded 2018 Marshall Scholarships

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Julia Mongo | MIT News Office

Three MIT students — Nick Schwartz, Olivia Zhao, and Liang Zhou — have been named winners of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship. Funded by the British government, the Marshall Scholarship program supports one or two years of graduate study in any field at a U.K. institution.

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How badly do you want something? Babies can tell

November 23, 2017

How badly do you want something? Babies can tell

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Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

Babies as young as 10 months can assess how much someone values a particular goal by observing how hard they are willing to work to achieve it, according to a new study from MIT and Harvard University.

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