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Monday, November 26, 2018

When the Brain Switches Rules

An architectural approach for AI?    A concierge like approach?  Explicit rules, or just weights changed for perception, interaction?  Architectural implications.  An Opportunity for Context Clustering and Classification?

How the brain switches between different sets of rules
When you slow down after exiting the highway, or hush your voice in the library, you’re using this brain mechanism.   By Anne Trafton | MIT News Office 

Cognitive flexibility — the brain’s ability to switch between different rules or action plans depending on the context — is key to many of our everyday activities. For example, imagine you’re driving on a highway at 65 miles per hour. When you exit onto a local street, you realize that the situation has changed and you need to slow down. ... "

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