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The Senses April 25, 2016

Locating the Brain’s Motion Detectors

At Columbia's Zuckerman Institute, Rudy Behnia asks: How does the visual system perceive movement?

The Senses November 18, 2015

Scientists Turn Tastes On and Off by Activating and Silencing Brain Cells

New study proves that sense of taste is hardwired in the brain, independent of learning or experience

Learning & Memory October 28, 2015

What Songbirds Can Teach Us About Human Speech and Language

Sarah Woolley is decoding how the brain interprets sound — and what happens during development when those sounds are disrupted.

The Senses October 1, 2015

Studying Smell to Understand the Brain

At the Zuckerman Institute, Stavros Lomvardas is exploring how people make sense of the millions of scents they encounter every day.

The Senses September 8, 2015

The Signals that Guide Our Sense of Taste

Neuroscientist Charles Zuker explores why we love the sweet, despise the bitter, and how we know when we’re thirsty.

The Senses May 15, 2015

From The Tongue To The Brain

A body of research by Charles Zuker xxplains how we distinguish bitter from sweet, salty from sour — and why we should care.

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