two brains open up to reveal punching bags aimed at eachother
August 8, 2018
To understand working memory, scientists must resolve this debate
August 7, 2018
Beckman Foundation Names Mark Bear as 2018 Beckman-Argyros Vision Research Award Winner
A stretch of neuron represented as dots colored to indicate the release probability of active zones.
July 10, 2018
What separates the strong from the weak among connections in the brain
July 10, 2018
As brain extracts meaning from vision, study tracks progression of processing
A tangle of neurons, colored ice blue, shimmer in the PPC of a mouse.
July 3, 2018
Study shows where brain transforms seeing into acting

To understand working memory, scientists must resolve this debate

August 8, 2018
Research findings
How do we hold and juggle multiple pieces of information in mind?

Beckman Foundation Names Mark Bear as 2018 Beckman-Argyros Vision Research Award Winner

August 7, 2018
Picower People
Newly Funded Research Supports Recovery from Amblyopia

Flavell earns School of Science named professorship

July 23, 2018
Tapped as the Lister Brothers Career Development Professor

Matt Wilson on Intelligence research at MIT

July 12, 2018
Q&A
From the Center for Brains Minds and Machines to the MIT Quest for Intelligence

The Developing Brain

July 11, 2018
News feature
Development research yields discoveries, insights, innovations

What separates the strong from the weak among connections in the brain

July 10, 2018
Research Findings
Calcium flux, channnels and time to mature are key

As brain extracts meaning from vision, study tracks progression of processing

July 10, 2018
Research Findings
Six brain regions participate in a more blended way than has been appreciated

Study shows where brain transforms seeing into acting

July 3, 2018
Research Findings

MIT scientists discover fundamental rule of brain plasticity

June 22, 2018
Research Findings
When a synapse strengthens, others immediately nearby weaken

Protein pair quickly makes memories of new places

June 4, 2018
Research Findings
Encountering novel contexts cues the brain to churn out neurogranin

Neuroscientists discover roles of gene linked to Alzheimer’s

May 31, 2018
Research Findings
Study reveals why people with the APOE4 gene have higher risk of the disease

Fighting toxic stress tough but possible, symposium speakers say

May 14, 2018
Events
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