Brain and cognitive sciences
Of minds and machines
May 9, 2011Final installment of MIT’s 150th anniversary symposia explores intelligence — both human and artificial.
A clearer picture of vision
January 28, 2011New mathematical model of information processing in the brain accurately predicts some of the peculiarities of human vision.
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 13, 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 6, 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