HTM Theory is trying to implement the algorithm in our brain. Can we see some of these things in HTM Theory/NuPIC that we observe the neocortex to be doing? Namely, Hebbian Learning and TD Learning?
very nice notes about classical conditioning in the human brain and its computational aspects: https://www.princeton.edu/~yael/PSY338/5%20Classical%20Conditioning%20IV%20online.pdf
TD Learning has been observed in the brain:
It might be the actual cortical algorithm that Jeff Hawkins talked about in his book, since it’s literally the algorithm used for predictive learning in the brain.
TD Learning in the brain uses dopamine. Humans have much more dopamine than other apes which potentially lead to our intelligence.