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Danielle Bassett - Networks Thinking Themselves

Bassett's group studies biological, physical, and social systems by using and developing tools from network science and complex systems theory. Our broad goal is to isolate problems at the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 5th, 2018 9 plays 0  

Alona Fyshe - Finding Language (and Language Learning) in the Brain

Understanding a native language is near effortless for fluent adults. But learning a new language takes dedication and hard word. In this talk, I will describe an experiment during which adult…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on August 31st, 2018 42 plays 0  

Revealing nonlinear computation by analyzing choices - Xaq Pitkow

The sensory data about most natural task-relevant variables is confounded by task-irrelevant sensory variations, called nuisance variables. To be useful, the sensory signals that encode the relevant…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 11th, 2018 45 plays 0  

Using Artificial-Intelligence-Driven Deep Neural Networks to Uncover Principles of Brain Representation and Organization - Daniel Yamins

Human behavior is founded on the ability to identify meaningful entities in complex noisy data streams that constantly bombard the senses. For example, in vision, retinal input is transformed into…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 13th, 2017 45 plays 0