MIT researchers publish new study on social learning dynamics

MIT researchers publish new study on social learning dynamics

Prof. Sandy Pentland (Media Lab and IDSS) and Prof. Joshua Tenenbaum (Brain and Cognitive Sciences) are among the co-authors of “Bayesian collective learning emerges from heuristic social learning” to be published in the July 2021 edition of Cognition. The paper draws on data from eToro, a social financial trading tool and sheds new light on how…

New Publication in Nature Offers Suggested Approach to Safely Reopening

New Publication in Nature Offers Suggested Approach to Safely Reopening

A new article published August 5 in Nature Human Behaviour integrates anonymized real-time mobility data with census and demographic data to model COVID-19 transmission in the Boston area. The authors, including Esteban Moro, Visiting Professor in the Media Lab and IDSS, and Professor Sandy Pentland of MIT’s Connection Science Group, found that a period of…