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Learning & Memory February 24, 2021

Why You Should Try Something New Every Day

New study demonstrates the power of novelty to boost the brain’s problem-solving abilities

Disease February 22, 2021

Lab in the Time of Coronavirus Podcast: "Building a Better Antibody"

Meet a protein aficionado working on a new way to treat COVID-19.

Learning & Memory February 16, 2021

How Does the Brain Create Memories?

How an Incredible Memory Helps Birds Survive the Winter

News February 2, 2021

Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute Announces Alan Kanzer Writer-in-Residence Program

$1 million gift builds bridges between the humanities and the sciences.

Tools & Technology January 15, 2021

Scientists Paint Multicolor Atlas of Worm Nerve Cells

A new technique developed by Columbia researchers helps tease out the dynamics of neural networks in the nervous system of microscopic worms

Disease December 17, 2020

Lab in the Time of Coronavirus: “Uncovering the Lingering Health Effects of COVID”

Researchers recruit New Yorkers who have recovered from coronavirus to be scanned for long-term damage to the heart and other organs.

Decision Making December 15, 2020

How Does Uncertainty Hijack Our Attention?

New study identifies changes in brain activity that ready the brain to receive information from the senses

Movement November 4, 2020

Brain Region Implicated in Predicting the Consequences of Actions

Researchers monitor brain cells in mice that build mental models to simulate the future

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