Strategies to compensate for uncertainty help the brain succeed at difficult mental computations.
Neurons in human and rat brains carry electrical signals in different ways, scientists find.
Picower Institute researchers find that a key protein linked to intellectual disability shapes electrical currents in neural connections.
A principled approach can lead to less need for drugs, especially opioids, Emery Brown and colleagues say.
Tiny probes could be useful for monitoring patients with Parkinson’s and other diseases.
Neural plasticity and arbor growth decline with age, study in mice shows.
Six brain regions participate in a more blended way than has been appreciated.
MIT study finds synapses develop strength with calcium, maturation.
MIT neuroscientists find posterior parietal cortex region is crucial to connecting perception to action.
MIT researchers develop new tools to enable targeted delivery of drugs to deep brain structures through implanted microprobes.