February 22, 2019

Episode 170: Can Intelligence Be Measured?

Is 'intelligence' a set of decentralized, independent problem-solving modules, or a singular, generalized skill of innovation?

Can Intelligence be Measured The 2019 UA Science Lecture Series, Searching for Certainty, explores the debates and discoveries, from scientists across disciplines, that are shaping science today.
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Can Intelligence Be Measured?

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Episode 170: Anna Dornhaus, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, University of Arizona

Researchers are asking if intelligence should be seen as a set of independent problem-solving modules, or as a single, generalized skill of innovation. Prof. Anna Dornhaus studies social insects like ants and bees to find the answer. Her findings could lead to better algorithms for computer networks and artificial intelligence technology. Prof. Dornhaus will present details of her research on Tuesday, February 26 as part of the College of Science Lecture Series.

Watch the full lecture live online Feb 26, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Anna Dornhaus spoke with Leslie Tolbert, Regents Professor Emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

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