Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Study suggests this area of the visual cortex emerges much earlier in development than previously thought.
Human neurons have fewer ion channels, which might have allowed the human brain to divert energy to other neural processes.
The findings may help explain why some people who lead enriching lives are less prone to Alzheimer’s and age-related dementia.
Students featured in public art exhibits in prominent locations throughout Boston.
Those selected for these positions receive additional support to pursue their research and develop their careers.
Neuroscientists find the internal workings of next-word prediction models resemble those of language-processing centers in the brain.
Professors Linda Griffith and Feng Zhang along with Guillermo Ameer ScD ’99, Darrell Gaskin SM ’87, William Hahn, and Vamsi Mootha recognized for contributions to medicine, health care, and public health.
While the brain acquires resistance to continuous treatment with mGluR5 inhibitor drugs, lasting effects may still arise if dosing occurs intermittently and during a developmental-critical period.
Documentary short, “The Uprising,” showcases women in science who pressed for equal rights at MIT in the 1990s
Film examines the history and international impact of the 1999 Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at MIT, through interviews with Nancy Hopkins and other leading scientists.