Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Neuroscientists find that interpreting code activates a general-purpose brain network, but not language-processing centers.
A new algorithm capable of inferring goals and plans could help machines better adapt to the imperfect nature of human planning.
Unbiased, high-throughput analysis pipeline improves utility of “minibrains” for understanding development and diseases such as Zika infection.
Opioid receptor MOR1 changes discovered in neurodegenerative disease model.
Speakers describe studies to address Alzheimer’s disease, sleep apnea, and to advance fundamental discoveries in cell and chromosome biology.
Adding a module that mimics part of the brain can prevent common errors made by computer vision models.
What's SSUP? The Sample, Simulate, Update cognitive model developed by MIT researchers learns to use tools like humans do.
Fluorescent imaging technique simultaneously captures different signal types from multiple locations in a live cell.
A direct comparison of sensory and higher-order thalamic circuits reveals fundamental differences in how they control the cerebral cortex.
“We need more technologists in the room while policies are formulated,” says the MIT senior.
During her time at MIT, senior Ayesha Ng’s interests have expanded from cellular biology to the social systems that shape public health.