Picower Institute Neuroscientists don't just apply the latest technologies and methods for studying the brain, they also often invent them. To learn more about how researchers here work at, and expand, the frontiers of research, select them under Research Topics and you'll find relevant Picower people, discoveries and events.

The Developing Brain

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

How flashing lights and pink noise might banish Alzheimer’s, improve memory and more

February 28, 2018
In the media
Neuroscientists are getting excited about non-invasive procedures to tune the brain’s natural oscillations

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

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.

Kay Tye improvises to understand our inner lives

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

New tool offers snapshots of neuron activity

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

Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation

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

A delicate balance between positive and negative emotion

October 17, 2016
Research Findings
Neuroscientists identify two neuron populations that encode happy or fearful memories.

Scientists identify neurons devoted to social memory

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

Imaging the brain at multiple size scales

July 25, 2016
New technique can reveal subcellular details and long-range connections.

Frontiers in Neurotechnology

October 23
Picower Institute Fall 2018 Symposium
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

Event Type: Symposia
Availability: Public Event