Karl Friston

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Karl Friston is a Wellcome Principal Research Fellow, at the University College London (UK), and his reseach interest are in the filed of Biological Sciences, Theoretical neurobiology, Computational neuroscience, Neuroimaging, Schizophrenia.

Free energy and active inference - Karl Friston

Wednesday, 11 September, 2013 - 09:30 to 11:00

How much about our interaction with – and experience of – our world can be deduced from basic principles? This talk reviews recent attempts to understand the self-organised behaviour of embodied agents, like ourselves, as satisfying basic imperatives for sustained exchanges with the environment. In brief, one simple driving force appears to explain many aspects of action and perception.

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