Video courtesy of Joshua Kastorf
The thalamic reticular nucleus (TRN), the major source of thalamic inhibition, is known to regulate thalamocortical interactions critical for sensory processing, attention and cognition.
50 people. 2 months.1 big brain. Video created and produced by Julie Pryor, McGovern Institute for Brain Research
BCS Department Head Jim DiCarlo leads a panel of MIT faculty to discuss the quest to achieve true progress in our understanding of intelligence.
50th anniversary documentary
Working memory is the sketchpad of consciousness, the fundamental mechanism the brain uses to gain volitional control over its thoughts and actions.