50 people. 2 months.1 big brain. Video created and produced by Julie Pryor, McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Working memory is the sketchpad of consciousness, the fundamental mechanism the brain uses to gain volitional control over its thoughts and actions.
Plasticity shapes the brain during development, and mechanisms of plasticity continue into adulthood to enable learning and memory.
Genetic research suggests that hundreds of genes are likely risk factors for neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism.
Understanding the Aging Brain: New research from Li-Huei Tsai’s lab suggests the immune system may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease
For decades, Alzheimer’s disease research has focused on neurons.
When the brain forms memories or learns a new task, it encodes the new information by tuning connections between neurons.
Sean Perry, a technical associate at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, died suddenly in his hometown of Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, on Monday, Nov. 23. He was 39.
A new study from the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory in the Feb.