Neuroscientists identify a master controller of memory
December 22, 2011One gene appears to regulate the brain’s ability to form new memories.
Dyslexia independent of IQ
September 22, 2011Brain-imaging study suggests that reading difficulties are the same regardless of overall intelligence — and that more children could benefit from support in school.
Localizing language in the brain
August 29, 2011New study pinpoints areas of the brain used exclusively for language, providing a partial answer to a longstanding debate in cognitive science.
Daniel Schmidt, neurobiology postdoc, wins cancer fellowship
July 19, 2011Brain-tumor researcher named among 18 fellows
Of minds and machines
May 9, 2011Final installment of MIT’s 150th anniversary symposia explores intelligence — both human and artificial.
McGovern Institute honors pioneer in understanding brain hormones
March 29, 2011
5 from MIT win NIH awards
September 29, 2010The grants are designed to promote risky, innovative research with the potential to transform a field of study.
Postdoc awarded Otto Hahn medal of the Max Planck Society
July 13, 2010Honored for thesis on neural correlates of visual illusions
McGovern Institute video wins CINE Golden Eagle Award
July 7, 2010
Guoping Feng, expert on synapses and psychiatric disorders, joins MIT faculty
July 7, 2010
McGovern Institute for Brain Research launches new web site
March 18, 2010Redesign comes as institute nears its 10th anniversary
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New technique offers a more detailed view of brain activity
March 1, 2010‘Cleverly designed' MRI sensors detect dopamine, offering a high-resolution look at what’s happening inside the brain.
McGovern Institute honors pioneers in neurogenetics
February 12, 2010The McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT announced today that Lily Jan and Yuh-Nung Jan will be the joint winners of the 2010 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience.