Brain and cognitive sciences
7 win presidential early career honors
November 8, 2010MIT has greatest number of recipients from a single institution.
Malik named 2011 Miles and Eleanor Shore Fellow by CIMIT
August 13, 2010
Protein linked to aging may boost memory and learning ability
July 14, 2010Discovery could lead to new drugs to fight Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases.
Postdoc awarded Otto Hahn medal of the Max Planck Society
July 13, 2010Honored for thesis on neural correlates of visual illusions
Guoping Feng, expert on synapses and psychiatric disorders, joins MIT faculty
July 7, 2010
Earl Miller wins MERIT award from National Institute of Mental Health
June 7, 2010National Institute of Mental Health
How the brain recognizes objects
June 7, 2010A new computational model sheds light on the workings of the human visual system and could help advance artificial-intelligence research, too.
Laser Show and ‘Big Ideas’ kick off 2010 Cambridge Science Festival
April 20, 2010More than 200 events for the public April 24 through May 2
At Davos, MIT faculty discuss the nature of intelligence
January 28, 2010Videos available of professors' presentations at World Economic Forum
Nutrient mix shows promise in fighting Alzheimer’s
January 8, 2010In clinical trial, new approach developed at MIT improves memory in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Alumna wins Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant
December 7, 2009Geeta Dayal wins support for a publication on GPS, mapping and mobile technologies
Rethinking artificial intelligence
December 7, 2009Broad-based MIT project aims to reinvent AI for a new era. By going back and fixing mistakes, researchers hope to produce ‘co-processors’ for the human mind.
Two from MIT win Marshall Scholarships
December 1, 2009Seniors Tanya Goldhaber and Vinayak Muralidhar will pursue graduate studies in Britain beginning next year.