The Neuroscience behind Trust

You might have noticed your brain ticking and giving you signals when someone is not trustworthy. I was pleasantly surprised to see its relationship with ventral striatum (which is a part of basal ganglia) of the brain, and stress hormones like cortisol and oxytocin. It’s all science, as I expected! “In the new study, participants thought they were playing anContinue reading “The Neuroscience behind Trust”

AI and Neuroscience?

In my experience, one of the biggest opportunities for AI in the field of neuroscience is doing more biologically plausible research and creating a visual perception of the unique features of human cognition. That will lead us in understanding and knowing so much more about the human brain which still is a mystery to aContinue reading “AI and Neuroscience?”

Empathy in AI

Artificial empathy (AE) or computational empathy is the development of AI systems which can detect and respond to human emotions in an empathic way. Empathy is the ability to understand or feel what the other person is experiencing by putting oneself in another’s position; and can be of different types. Now one might ask if this is encouraging or terrifying? I would say that,Continue reading “Empathy in AI”

The Relationship between our Consciousness and AI

I have always been extremely curious about how consciousness works in the human brain – how do people lose memory and the overall functionality? Considering how little we know about the wiring of the human brain, and its connections to about 86 to 100 billion neurons, understanding patterns could sound like a herculean task. HoweverContinue reading “The Relationship between our Consciousness and AI”

Burnout and the Neuroscience Behind.

Anxious. Obnoxious. Crippled. Helpless. Disillusioned. That’s how you feel when you are on your journey to burnout.  Burnout is a mental, emotional and physical state that leaves you mentally drained, demotivated and exhausted; and this occurs due to prolonged anxiety or stress. It can make you lose interest in what earlier motivated you and leaveContinue reading “Burnout and the Neuroscience Behind.”