Physics and Society - How We Think Naturally and Artifically


Name Email Phone
Don Reeder    608-238-3903
We will continue the investigation of how we think. We are concerned with the physical basis and operation of:

  memory (both long and short term), 
  behavior (both innate and learned),
  consciousness and,

For much we'll use the following book as guide: The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others by Tali Sharot\ We will also contrast and discuss the differences and similarities of human intelligence and artificial intelligence, as well as the the challenges of AI.


 Madison Senior Center

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Start Date

 Oct 4, 2018

End Date

 Dec 6, 2018


 Some reading/discussion

Class Size

 No limit
Class Notes

No class Nov 22nd.

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