Emery Brown in an operating room setting wearing scrubs
February 16, 2018
At AAAS, Brown explains how statistics, neuroscience improve anesthesiology
The mouse visual cortex with astrocytes stained red on the left and neurons stained green on the right.
February 8, 2018
With new grant, MIT neuroscientists will give 'invisible' cells a new look
Illustration, in varying shades of blue, of a brain composed entirely of waves
January 26, 2018
New study reveals how brain waves control working memory
Image shows two similar looking apples on one side and a drill and screwdriver on the other side
January 25, 2018
Distinct brain rhythms, regions help us reason about categories
Various 3D views of the amygdala, showing the grouping of neurons that make different projections to other regions to assign valence
January 23, 2018
Lifting the veil on ‘valence,’ brain study reveals roots of desire, dislike

Improved Social Interaction and Cognition in Mouse Models of Autism Spectrum Disorder

October 26, 2017
Research Findings
Studies in mice show promise for human treatment of 16p11.2 deletion syndrome

MIT neuroscientists build case for new theory of memory formation

October 23, 2017
Research Findings
Existence of “silent engrams” suggests that existing models of memory formation should be revised.

Cellular reprograming implicated in model of Alzheimer's disease

October 17, 2017
Research Findings
Neuroscientists identify genetic changes in microglia in a mouse model of neurodegeneration and Alzheimer's disease.

Brain waves reflect different types of learning

October 11, 2017
Research Findings
For the first time, researchers have identified neural signatures of explicit and implicit learning.

Kay Tye receives NIH Pioneer Award

October 5, 2017
The award will be used to map the neural circuitry of social interactions and develop a mathematical model for complex group behaviors.

Kay Tye improvises to understand our inner lives

October 4, 2017
Tweaking neurons in lab animals could help reveal what makes us individuals

The neural circuits of linked brain waves

September 27, 2017
Research Findings
Neuroscientists identify a brain circuit that generates brain waves carrying spatial information

How we recall the past

August 17, 2017
Research Findings
Neuroscientists discover a brain circuit dedicated to retrieving memories.

Blocking a key enzyme may reverse memory loss

August 8, 2017
Research Findings
MIT study suggests a new approach to developing treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.

New tool offers snapshots of neuron activity

June 26, 2017
FLARE technique can reveal which cells respond during different tasks.

A noninvasive method for deep brain stimulation

June 1, 2017
Research Findings
Electrodes placed on the scalp could help patients with brain diseases.

Brain circuit enables split-second decisions when cues conflict

April 24, 2017
Research Findings
New findings shed light on how we quickly assess risks and rewards before acting.