News & Announcements

Knierim Lab Publishes Study in Science

The Knierim lab of MBI published a paper in Science that discovered a new role of the Lateral Entorhinal Cortex (LEC)—one of the gateways of information into the hippocampal memory system. The paper’s lead authors, Cheng Wang and Xiaojing Chen, showed that the LEC encodes experience from a first-person (egocentric) perspective, in contrast to the […]

The 2018 Kenneth O. Johnson-Steven S. Hsiao Memorial Lecture

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 4 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Mason Hall Auditorium, Homewood Campus Jack L. Gallant PhD UC Berkeley, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute A deep convolutional energy model of ventral stream areas V1, V2 and V4

MBI Labs Receive New NSF Grant to Study Decision-Making

Professors Ernst Niebur and Veit Stuphorn received a new grant from NSF titled “Human decision-making in complex environments.” The project will investigate the neural circuits involved in representing variables involved in decision-making, integrating these variables to form subjective values, and selecting one of the options in multi-attribute decisions. Niebur and Stuphorn will collaborate with Professor […]