The 2017 nomination process is underway. The CBMM thrust leaders will nominate student candidates and a nominating committee will then select the 2017 Siemens Fellow. Read more about this wonderful collaboration between CBMM and Siemens Research.
9.523/6.861 Science of Intelligence explores the problem of intelligence- its nature, how it is produced by the brain and how it could be replicated in machines -with an approach that integrates computational modeling, neuroscience and cognitive science.
Crowding is a visual effect suffered by humans, in which an object that can be recognized in isolation can no longer be recognized when other objects, called flankers, are placed close to it. In this work, we study the effect of crowding in artificial...
Electrodes placed on the scalp could help patients with brain diseases. ... The new, noninvasive approach could make it easier to adapt deep brain stimulation to treat additional disorders, the researchers say.
Pulses of electricity delivered to the brain can help patients with Parkinson’s disease, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and possibly other conditions. But the available methods all have shortcomings: They either involve the risks of surgery, fr