Table of Contents

Prologue 1

  1. Artificial Intelligence 9
  2. Neural Networks 23
  3. The Human Brain 40
  4. Memory 65
  5. A New Framework of Intelligence 85
  6. How the Cortex Works 106
  7. Consciousness and Creativity 177
  8. The Future of Intelligence 205

Epilogue 234

Appendix: Testable Predictions 237

Bibliography 247

Acknowledgements 253

Index 255