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Theses - Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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  • Ghadooshahy, Azriel (Azriel Sion) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    The ventral pre-arcuate area (VPA) in the primate prefrontal cortex has recently been found to play an important role in feature-based selection of visual targets in the context of a naturalistic free-gaze visual search ...
  • Jaime-Bustamante, Kean (Kean Willyams) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    The amygdala is a structure well known for its role in fear and reward learning, but how these mechanisms are used for decision-making is not well understood. Decision-making involves the rapid updating of cue associations ...
  • Futrell, Richard Landy Jones (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    I explore the hypothesis that the universal properties of human languages can be explained in terms of efficient communication given fixed human information processing constraints. I argue that under short-term memory ...
  • Scott, David (David Arthur) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Class II CRISPR-Cas RNA programmable DNA endonucleases enable high efficiency genome editing across the biological diversity for research, industrial, and biomedical applications. Human genome editing with CRISPR-Cas just ...
  • Roy, Dheeraj (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Memory is a central function of the brain and is essential to everyday life. Memory disorders range from those of memory transience, such as Alzheimer's disease, to those of memory persistence, such as post-traumatic stress ...
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