Prof. Emeritus Stephen Chorover (1933-2015) discusses nature vs. nurture in psychology and neuroscience. This is an excerpt from an upcoming documentary film about the history of MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences.
Researchers at MIT and the University of Vienna have created an imaging system that reveals neural activity throughout the brains of living animals. This technique, the first that can generate 3-D movies of entire brains at the millisecond timescale, could help scientists discover how neuronal ...
James DiCarlo (MIT) lead a discussion of "Learning Invariances and Hierarchies" on Sunday, November 24, 2013, in the Singleton Auditorium.
Memories formed while anxious have been shown to influence occurences of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). How does fear and anxiety affect our perception of the world, and subsequent memories?
Speakers: Alan Jasanoff, Ph.D. - Department of Biological Engineering, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, & Center for Neurobiological Engineering, MIT Guoping Feng, Ph.D. - Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences & McGovern Institute for Brain Research, ...
MIT study sheds light on what causes compulsive behavior, could improve OCD treatments.
Neuroscientists Ann Graybiel and Kyle Smith examine how to prevent habits from forming.
Amy Robinson is a research affiliate in MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences.
This video shows white matter tracts, the long-range connections of the human brain. The tracts are revealed here through a MRI-based method known as 'diffusion tensor imaging' or DTI. The video is based on data produced by Dr Satrajit Ghosh at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT.
David Salat, recorded 12/5/12
Alice Cronin-Golomb, Recorded 12/5/12
Margaret M. Keane, recorded 12/5/12
James DiCarlo, Earl K. Miller, Recorded 12/5/12
Bradley R. Postle, recorded 12/5/12