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Teaching Machines

Modern algorithms can accomplish impressive feats but have significant limitations. Explore how neuroscience inspires machine learning and offers potential solutions to the current limitations of computers.

In Living Memory: Understanding Hyperthymesia

Individuals with hyperthymesia possess a superior autobiographical memory. Discover how this extreme case of memory retention works and its potential implications for treating disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.

A Royal Pain

The Concussion that Caused a Commotion: A Look at King Henry II of France Clad in armor and lances at... Read more →

In the Memory of Henry Molaison

What H.M. lost, we now know, was a critical part of his identity. —Dr. Thomas Carew Scientists have grappled with... Read more →