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

At AAAS, Brown explains how statistics, neuroscience improve anesthesiology

February 16, 2018
At the lectern
Putting the brain at the center of practice

With new grant, MIT neuroscientists will give 'invisible' cells a new look

February 8, 2018
New research
Astrocytes may 'partner' with neurons to process information

New study reveals how brain waves control working memory

January 26, 2018
Research findings
Brain rhythms act as a gate for information entering and leaving the mind.

Distinct brain rhythms, regions help us reason about categories

January 25, 2018
Research Findings
Gamma rhythms sort similar-looking objects; beta kicks in when connection is more abstract

Lifting the veil on ‘valence,’ brain study reveals roots of desire, dislike

January 23, 2018
Research Findings
Research reveals inner workings of amygdala, which assigns feelings to experiences

Rhythmic interactions between cortical layers control what we hold in mind

January 15, 2018
Research findings
A new study by MIT neuroscientists suggests a model for how we gain volitional control of working memory

How the brain selectively remembers new places

December 25, 2017
Research findings
Neuroscientists identify a circuit that helps the brain record memories of new locations.

Recalculating time: A novel algorithm enables statistical analysis of time series data

December 21, 2017
Research findings
MIT researchers have developed a novel approach to analyzing time series data sets using a new algorithm, termed state-space multitaper time-frequency analysis

MIT Team Reveals What Happens to Brain Immune Cells During Alzheimer’s Development

December 7, 2017
In the news

A Ray of Hope in the Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease

November 16, 2017
Interview

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.