Cognition and Motivation

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.

Eleven from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2017

April 12, 2017
Prestigious honor society announces 228 new members this year.

Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation

April 6, 2017
Research Findings
New findings challenge standard model of memory consolidation.

Scientists identify brain circuit that drives pleasure-inducing behavior

March 22, 2017
Research Findings
Surprisingly, the neurons are located in a brain region thought to be linked with fear.

Scientists identify neurons devoted to social memory

September 29, 2016
Research Findings
Cells in the hippocampus store memories of acquaintances, a new study reports.

Decoding hidden dreams

August 30, 2016
Research Findings
Neuroscientists decrypt the sleeping brain to reveal hidden memories.

Plastic Lunch

February 1
Brown and Heiman Labs
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

43 Vassar St. Bldg. 46-330
Cambridge, MA 02318
United States

Event Type: Internal Events
Availability: Internal Event

MIT Colloquium on Brain and Cognition with Joshua P. Johansen, PhD

September 28
Team Leader, Neural Circuitry of Memory, at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

43 Vassar Street
3rd Floor, Singleton Auditorium
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Event Type: Colloquium
Availability: Public Event