Mouse research links motivation for mental state to dopamine, a brain chemical implicated in Parkinson’s and other diseases.
New mouse research on the sense of touch reveals surprising mental flexibility, with potential implications for designing touch-sensitive prosthetic limbs and understanding disorders such as autism.
Newest Zuckerman Institute investigator draws on logic, philosophy and mathematics to create algorithms with the ability to reason.
In conversation with Daphna Shohamy, PhD, a writer connects neuroscience to narrative.
Joint symposium between Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute and Mount Sinai’s Friedman Brain Institute highlights the importance of building partnerships in neuroscience.
Research on the female zebra finch promises new insights into how we judge the actions of others.