Personally, I feel that human language is the most explicit manifestation of human's unique intelligence and by studying them, we can gain insights into intelligence to build a strong AI.
Although we can think about how we think through metacognition, we cannot really dive into the individual neural activity or anything like that.
Thus, language is the most study-able output of human brain, and I believe that by studying the universals in language across all languages and by exploring the frontiers of human cognition through language construction we can unlock the secrets of human intelligence.
How is human thinking augmented by language?
How is human thinking limited and biased by language?
Can language be more sophisticated or more efficient?
What is the "language" of thought--Mentalese?
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