Dr. Kelsey Allen, MIT PhD '21 and CBMM Alumna, awarded the prestigious Glushko Dissertation Prize in cognitive sciences for her PhD thesis entitled “Learning to act with objects, relations and physics."
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has announced today that Nancy Kanwisher, has received the 2022 NAS Award in the Neurosciences for her “pioneering research into the functional organization of the human brain.”
"I have no idea how that happened, but it's a thrill to share cool things about the brain with people all over the world. I am so proud of MIT for starting the online learning revolution 20 years ago with OCW!" ~Nancy Kanwisher
Scientists have long searched in vain for a class of brain cells that could explain the visceral flash of recognition that we feel when we see a very familiar face, like that of our grandmothers. CBMM's Winfrich Friewald and colleagues have discovered...