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Complex Intelligence: Natural, Artificial, and Collective

We are measuring and comparing unique and species-spanning forms of intelligence.

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Limits

We are exploring the fundamental limits that underlie human endeavor — in learning and understanding, in performance, and in prediction.

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Invention & Innovation

How does novelty — both advantageous and unsuccessful — define evolutionary processes in technological, biological, and social systems?

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Complex Time

Can a theory of complex time explain aging across physical and biological systems?

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Mental Models of Complexity

Can the ideas and mental models from complexity science be extended and applied beyond academia, to business, policy, and government?

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The Feldstein Program on Law, History, and Regulation

By studying complex historical systems, we will gain deeper insights into the evolution of human societies and cultures.

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