Tenenbaum Named Troland Research Award Winner

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Tenenbaum Named Troland Research Award Winner

The National Academy of Sciences has honored Joshua Tenenbaum, an associate professor of Cognitive Science and Computation and a principal investigator at CSAIL, with a Troland Research Award. The award is presented annually to two young investigators to recognize unusual achievement and further empirical research in psychology regarding the relationships of consciousness and the physical world.

Tenenbaum was honored for his work formulating a new Bayesian model of human inductive learning. He applied this model to study human perception, language and reasoning.

For more on Tenenbaum’s work, please visit http://www.csail.mit.edu/user/815.