Research on mice suggests aging affects a brain circuit critical for learning to make some types of decisions.
yesterday • ~8 min
Tags: neuroscience aging research behavior school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences mcgovern-institute
Recurrent processing via prefrontal cortex, necessary for quick visual object processing in primates, provides a key insight for developing brain-like artificial intelligence.
Oct. 20, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: neuroscience artificial-intelligence vision research school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences center-for-brains-minds-and-machines mcgovern-institute
Tool developed at MIT simultaneously measures chemical and electrical brain signals, revealing unexpectedly complex relationship between brain signals.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: neuroscience disease research school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences mcgovern-institute parkinsons
A CRISPR-based test developed at MIT and the Broad Institute can detect nearly as many cases as the standard Covid-19 diagnostic.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: medicine crispr public-health covid-19 pandemic broad-institute viruses research school-of-engineering school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences biological-engineering mcgovern-institute
Study finds that the fusiform face area is active when blind people touch 3D models of faces.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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Part of the visual cortex dedicated to recognizing objects appears predisposed to identifying words and letters, a study finds.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: neuroscience learning research school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences center-for-brains-minds-and-machines mcgovern-institute
Recent advances give theoretical insight into why deep learning networks are successful.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
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New analysis could help uncover potential drug targets for attention deficits and sensory hypersensitivity.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: neuroscience mental-health autism broad-institute research school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences national-institutes-of-health-nih mcgovern-institute
Magnetic nanodiscs can be activated by an external magnetic field, providing a research tool for studying neural responses.
July 19, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: neuroscience research school-of-engineering school-of-science research-laboratory-of-electronics nanoscience-and-nanotechnology materials-science-and-engineering dmse mcgovern-institute defense-advanced-research-projects-agency-darpa department-of-defense-dod
A new computational method fine-tunes delivery of therapeutics to specific brain regions.
July 10, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: medicine neuroscience research school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences materials-science-and-engineering dmse koch-institute mcgovern-institute drug-delivery
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