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Lex Fridman interviews Matt Botvinick in this latest episode of his podcast.

Matt Botvinick is the Director of Neuroscience Research at DeepMind. He is a brilliant cross-disciplinary mind navigating effortlessly between cognitive psychology, computational neuroscience, and artificial intelligence. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast.

Content outline:

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 3:29 – How much of the brain do we understand?
  • 14:26 – Psychology
  • 22:53 – The paradox of the human brain
  • 32:23 – Cognition is a function of the environment
  • 39:34 – Prefrontal cortex
  • 53:27 – Information processing in the brain
  • 1:00:11 – Meta-reinforcement learning
  • 1:15:18 – Dopamine
  • 1:19:01 – Neuroscience and AI research
  • 1:23:37 – Human side of AI
  • 1:39:56 – Dopamine and reinforcement learning
  • 1:53:07 – Can we create an AI that a human can love?
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