Social Heuristics: The Pros and Cons of Gut Feelings

In the previous post on Machine Learning vs Human Learning, I briefly mentioned that the heuristics used by humans makes our learning different from machines. Babies are able to figure out how physical and social interactions work in their environments using a package of intuitive physics and intuitive psychology that they are born with. Building … Continue reading Social Heuristics: The Pros and Cons of Gut Feelings

Machine Learning vs Human Learning Part 2: Why ML is Unlike Human Learning

In the previous post, I briefly explained the three main types of machine learning, and compared them to their human learning theory equivalents. Using Dolan & Dayan’s (2013) discussion on goals and habits in the brain, this post will discuss about the difference between model-based learning and model-free learning, before showing how it helps to … Continue reading Machine Learning vs Human Learning Part 2: Why ML is Unlike Human Learning