Brain and cognitive sciences
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
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.
"The Power of Basic Science Applied to Medical Progress"
November 16, 2009
McGovern Institute Neurotechnology (MINT) program funds three new projects
September 18, 2009The McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT today announced three new collaborative funding awards as part of the McGovern Institute Neurotechnology (MINT) program.
MIT researchers: The mind's eye scans like a spotlight
August 12, 2009New role discovered for brain waves
Why we learn more from our successes than our failures
July 29, 2009MIT study sheds light on the brain's ability to change in response to learning
Adult brain can change within seconds
July 14, 2009
Songbirds reveal how practice improves performance
July 6, 2009MIT research provides new insights about trial-and-error learning