Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Tiny, branching extensions called dendrites may be more than just passive information-carriers, study finds.
Researchers submit deep learning models to a set of psychology tests to see which ones grasp key linguistic rules.
New findings help explain the surprising discovery that exposure to flickering light reduces amyloid plaques in mice.
Mutation in disease model flies undermines maintenance of key ion balance.
Analysis of genes altered by the disease could provide targets for new treatments.
Gifts to MIT and Harvard Medical School totaling $9 million will fund independent research on cannabinoid’s influence on brain health and behavior.
The DiCarlo lab finds that a recurrent architecture helps both artificial intelligence and our brains to better identify objects.
Mouse study yields insights into the rare condition, may shed light on other neurological disorders.
Prestigious honor society announces more than 200 new members.
Model improves a robot’s ability to mold materials into shapes and interact with liquids and solid objects.