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Brain and Cognitive Sciences - Ph.D. / Sc.D.

 

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  • 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 ...
  • Kornblith, Simon (Simon John) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    The richness of visual experience far exceeds our ability to remember what we have seen. However, it is unclear what neural mechanisms give rise to these limits to visual short-term memory capacity. Here, we measured neural ...
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