The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT focuses the talents of a diverse array of brain scientists on a single mission: unraveling the mechanisms that drive the quintessentially human capacity to remember and to learn, as well as related functions like perception, attention and consciousness.
The human brain is remarkably powerful and astonishingly adaptable. It is also fragile, subject to devastating symptoms stemming from disease and damage. A marvel of biological engineering, the brain’s complexity is at once daunting and tantalizing […]
The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory is an independent research entity within MIT’s School of Science, with faculty members holding academic appointments in the Department of Brain and Cognition Sciences […]