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DNA damage may cause ALS - new study by senior author, BCS Professor and Picower Insitute Director Li-Huei Tsai finds link between neurons’ inability to repair DNA and neurodegeneration. Learn more >>
NSF announces funding for the new Center for Brains, Minds and Machines based at MIT and headed by BCS Professor Tommi Poggio.
MIT launches Center for Neurobiological Engineering establishing a neuroengineering community that can set new research directions and address emerging issues in brain science. BCS Joint Associate Professor Alan Jasanoff directs.
BCS Assistant Professor and Graduate Student Named World's Top 35 Innovators Under the Age of 35 by MIT Tech Review
Assistant Professor Feng Zhang creates tools to study mental illness
We want to know how the mind works
MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences stands at the nexus of neuroscience, biology and psychology. We combine these disciplines to study specific aspects of the brain and mind including: vision, movement systems, learning and memory, neural and cognitive development, language and reasoning. Working collaboratively, we apply our expertise, tools, and techniques to address and answer both fundamental and universal questions about how the brain and mind work.