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Five MIT students named 2019 Marshall Scholars

December 2, 2018

Five MIT students named 2019 Marshall Scholars

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Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships

Five MIT students — Radha Mastandrea, Kathryn O’Nell, Anna Sappington, Kyle Swanson ’18, and Crystal Winston — have been awarded Marshall Scholarships to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.

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How the brain switches between different sets of rules

November 19, 2018

How the brain switches between different sets of rules

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Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

Cognitive flexibility — the brain’s ability to switch between different rules or action plans depending on the context — is key to many of our everyday activities. For example, imagine you’re driving on a highway at 65 miles per hour.

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