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I'm prepping a new upper-level undergraduate seminar course on 'Psychology and Artificial Intelligence', and I'd appreciate suggestions (with links, ideally) of any syllabi, resources, short journal articles, blogs, posts, or videos that might be especially useful and relevant. A lot of the course will focus on AI risks, extinction risks, and the debates over AI safety, AI governance, policy, and public understanding of AI progress. But we'll also cover the cognitive science basics of machine learning, LLMs, AI art, and other application domains. (The students will mostly be psychology majors at a large state university, so non-technical resources are preferred.)




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I'll admit this only came to mind because of the dubious anthropomorphizing in the piece ("mental imagery" and "dreams"), but I've really enjoyed Stephen Wolfram's writings on AI, including Generative AI Space and the Mental Imagery of Alien Minds. I'm guessing your students would enjoy it. 

His write-up on ChatGPT is also a very good intro to LLMs and neural networks, touching on some of what's going on behind the scenes while remaining approachable for non-technical readers.

Paradoxically, I don't have any concrete title in mind, but perhaps some science-fiction story could be supplied somewhere in the course? 2001 Space Odyssey as some most basic example.

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