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A common brain pathway for anxiety and social behavior BCS Assistant Professor Kay Tye finds a discrete brain circuit that controls social interaction, which is impaired in many brain disorders.
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Erasing traumatic memories From BCS Professor Li-Huei Tsai's lab: New study identifies drug that could improve treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder.
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In the blink of an eye a team lead by senior author and BCS Professor Molly Potter finds the brain can identify images seen for as little as 13 milliseconds.
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BCS Associate Professor Rebecca Saxe wins Troland Research award from the National Academy of Sciences
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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.

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