TY - GEN ID - cogprints3705 UR - http://cogprints.org/3705/ A1 - Balkenius, Christian TI - Biological learning and artificial intelligence Y1 - 1994/// N2 - It was once taken for granted that learning in animals and man could be explained with a simple set of general learning rules, but over the last hundred years, a substantial amount of evidence has been accumulated that points in a quite different direction. In animal learning theory, the laws of learning are no longer considered general. Instead, it has been necessary to explain behaviour in terms of a large set of interacting learning mechanisms and innate behaviours. Artificial intelligence is now on the edge of making the transition from general theories to a view of intelligence that is based on anamalgamate of interacting systems. In the light of the evidence from animal learning theory, such a transition is to be highly desired. AV - public ER -