Molly Crockett's research findings on AI published in Nature

March 19, 2024

Molly Crockett, associate professor of psychology and the University Center for Human Values, and co-author Lisa Messeri, assistant professor 
of Anthropology at Yale University, recently published an article in the scientific journal Nature.  

According to Nature, the peer-reviewed article cautions scientists of being overconfident in AI's "superhuman abilities when it comes to objectivity, productivity and understanding complex concepts. The authors argue that this put researchers in danger of overlooking the tools’ limitations, such as the potential to narrow the focus of science or to lure users into thinking they understand a concept better than they actually do."

You can access the full paper, "Artificial intelligence and illusions of understanding in scientific research," here.