Brain and cognitive sciences
Belfer gift creates consortium targeting neurodegenerative diseases
October 29, 2012Collaboration unites Picower Institute at MIT with MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine.
Mehrdad Jazayeri to join BCS, McGovern Institute faculty
October 2, 2012
A brain beyond borders
September 26, 2012MIT senior Victoria Okuneye traveled to Mexico and Jamaica to pursue her passions for neuroscience and global service.
Introduction to Psychology now available in MIT OpenCourseWare’s innovative OCW Scholar format
July 31, 2012Course is the sixth of seven courses MIT OCW will publish this year specifically to meet the needs of independent learners.
Five MIT researchers win presidential early career honors
July 23, 2012Jarillo-Herrero, Lu, Pathak, Sinha and Thaler among 96 winners.
Angus MacDonald, longtime MIT Corporation member, dies at 86
July 9, 2012Alumnus’ wide-ranging MIT interests included neuroscience, aeronautics, political science and the arts and humanities.
All things big and small: the brain’s discerning taste for size
June 20, 2012New research shows brain has distinct regions for identifying different sized objects.
Dresselhaus, Graybiel, Luu receive 2012 Kavli Prizes
May 31, 2012Biennial prizes in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience include a $1 million cash award in each field.
McGovern investigator Feng Zhang named Searle Scholar
April 23, 2012
Two MIT juniors named Truman Scholars
April 2, 2012McCord, Okuneye awarded $30,000 for graduate study toward careers in government, non-profits.