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Writing the statements (verbal utterances) of a virtual agent (in academic research and industry) will require the experience and skills of new professionals : script writer / psychologist / code writer / Other from EBG will end on 01/08/2017 08h58
In my own experience of writing sentences to be pronounced by an avatar, it is quite clear that it is important to tune precisely the style, the pragmatic level, etc. The exercise is closer to writing a drama than creating the verbal material of a psycholinguistic experiment... said EBG

Computer Sciences Artificial Intelligence One of the following vocal assistant will be the first computer program to pass the Turing test without any human help.


Computer Sciences Affective computing What would be the main benefit in using an affective agent for cognitive remediation of social cognition ?


Life Sciences Neurosciences Superior temporal gyrus activation elicited by social visual stimuli with intentional contents (theory of mind) is under strong top-down influences ?


Life Sciences Neurosciences To emerge the phenomenon of consciousness relies on quantum physics specifically, i.e. theories that do not involve quantum phenomenon cannot account for all mind-matter relationships.


The multiverse (meta-universes) theories will gain support among cosmologists in the future as it is still debated. : Yes / No / Other from EBG will end on 01/10/2017 16h16
@Loomyer : You are right. In fact, it appears from the Wikipedia article (I must admit that I am absolutely a novice in cosmology) that many versions of multiverse theory exist. In the question I meant any type of multiverse view on the universe with the exception of a direct application of quantum physic principles like the Schrödinger's paradox of the Cat. If the question is vague or unclear, I will try to make it more precise! Thanks! said EBG

Life Sciences Evolution What will be the most ancient fossils of hominid that will be discovered in the future?


Life Sciences Genetics According to Bryan Sykes, a geneticist at the University of Oxford, the Yeti is apparented to a bear and not an hominid. To what the Yeti should be apparented ?


Oxytocin administered before therapy session enhances the effects of social cognitive remediation on empathy, theory of mind, emotion recognition, and functioning. : True / False / Other from EBG will end on 01/10/2016 20h48
Oxytocin is hypophysial hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland. said EBG

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It is possible to simulate complex social relationships, subtle social attitudes and empathetic stances with affective agents without an explicit or implicit artificial intelligence model. : True / False / Other from EBG will end on 01/08/2016 08h01

Computer sciences will be able to conceive an artificial intelligence that has a IQ above 200? : Yes / No / Other from EBG will end on 24/11/2018 22h14
Note this interesting website maintained by Ray Kurzweil, and important thinker on futurology and avocate of the singularity hypothesis : said EBG

Life Sciences Neurosciences Schizophrenic patients with theory of mind deficits have reduced superior temporal gyrus electrical activation


Life Sciences Neurosciences With respect to the administration of cocaine, Eating cookies (high fat and sugar food such as Oreos) evokes in rats brain activity in the reward regions that is


Signs of alien life will be found by detecting non-random electromagnetic signals : True / False / Other from EBG will end on 01/10/2020 15h01
Taking into account the Drake equation evaluating the the number of technological civilizations that might exist in our galaxy, the SETI organization looks for proofs of alien life existence. If it succeeds in achieving this goal, it will be the most incredible news in the history of mankind! said EBG





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1. Schizophrenic patients with theory of mind deficits have reduced superior temporal gyrus electrical activation 3 votes

2. Superior temporal gyrus activation elicited by social visual stimuli with intentional contents (theory of mind) is under strong top-down influences ? 2 votes

3. Oxytocin administered before therapy session enhances the effects of social cognitive remediation on empathy, theory of mind, emotion recognition, and functioning. 1 votes

4. With respect to the administration of cocaine, Eating cookies (high fat and sugar food such as Oreos) evokes in rats brain activity in the reward regions that is 1 votes

5. According to Bryan Sykes, a geneticist at the University of Oxford, the Yeti is apparented to a bear and not an hominid. To what the Yeti should be apparented ? 1 votes

6. What will be the most ancient fossils of hominid that will be discovered in the future? 1 votes

7. Signs of alien life will be found by detecting non-random electromagnetic signals 1 votes

8. Computer sciences will be able to conceive an artificial intelligence that has a IQ above 200? 1 votes

9. To emerge the phenomenon of consciousness relies on quantum physics specifically, i.e. theories that do not involve quantum phenomenon cannot account for all mind-matter relationships. 1 votes

10. One of the following vocal assistant will be the first computer program to pass the Turing test without any human help. 1 votes

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