Brain and Cognitive Sciences
The visual cortex stores and remembers individual images, but mice can’t recognize image sequences without guidance from the hippocampus.
Professors earn tenure in the departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemistry, and Physics.
Twenty-three instructors recognized for extraordinary online teaching with annual student-nominated award.
The five-year award aims to empower “the most promising innovators in science and technology.”
Study suggests a common mechanism underlies some behavioral traits seen in autism and schizophrenia.
As “visual recognition memory” emerges in the visual cortex, one circuit of inhibitory neurons supplants another, and slower neural oscillations prevail.
Selective global honor supports early-career scientists and engineers in taking on new pursuits.
Nearly 300 government and military members participated in a new course designed to explore the next generation of artificial intelligence and related technologies.
Novel method, developed by McGovern Institute researchers, may lead to safer, more efficient gene therapies.
A virtual environment embedded with knowledge of the physical world speeds up problem-solving.
At Picower Institute symposium, speakers describe harms of early exposure to trauma, racism, as well as the restorative power of understanding, nurturing, and extending opportunity.
Machine learning software advances could help anesthesiologists optimize drug dose.
Grants will support their research, graduate study, and teaching abroad in 2021-22.