Unraveling how a mutation can lead to psychiatric illness
November 17, 2011MIT neuroscientists show that a gene linked with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder impairs early brain development.
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.
Five from MIT win NIH grants
September 20, 2011Grants support biomedical research that will ‘challenge the status quo’ with risk-taking, innovative ideas.
MIT part of $18.5 million effort to create mind-machine interface
July 14, 2011New multi-institution center will work on robotic interaction with nervous system
Moving inventions to the marketplace
June 16, 2011MIT/Harvard symposium seeks commercial opportunities for emerging technologies.
What makes an image memorable?
May 23, 2011Hint: We tend to remember pictures of people much better than wide open spaces.
Of minds and machines
May 9, 2011Final installment of MIT’s 150th anniversary symposia explores intelligence — both human and artificial.
Jerome Lettvin, MIT professor emeritus, dies at 91
April 29, 2011Dynamic cognitive scientist made key contributions to neurophysiology and vision science.
McGovern Institute honors pioneer in understanding brain hormones
March 29, 2011
Picower staff member wins Gruber research award
November 15, 2010