How the cells of the brain communicate to enable learning, memory, and socialization inspire Witten's research.
Recent sensory experiences, even when irrelevant to the current task at hand, bias memory and perception.
The research was selected by the National Institutes of Health for funding related to the federal Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.
Shirley M. Tilghman, president of the University, emerita, and H. Sebastian Seung, the Evnin Professor in Neuroscience, are among seven scientific leaders named to the International Scientific Advisory Committee of the Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy.
Nectow has been given a 2018 Pathway to Stop Diabetes Award for his research project titled “Investigation of Brainstem Neurons Regulating Energy Balance.”
as part of the Global University Leaders Forum program. The program included an "IdeasLab" panel on “Understanding Neural and Digital Networks.”
Assistant Professor Ilana Witten and her research team performed optogenetic experiments with mice to isolate precisely which circuits of the brain are involved in social-spatial learning.
The BRAIN® Initiative of the NIH announces awards for PNI researchers Brody, Pillow, Seung, Tank, Wang, and Witten.
Princeton University neuroscientists join forces with Intel computer scientists to map the human mind in real time, developing the next generation in brain imaging analysis.
Using a measure called the mel-frequency cepstrum, Princeton researchers have identified consistent shifts in vocal timbre between mothers speaking to their children and speaking to other adults.
Announcing the Center for the Physics of Biological Function, a joint endeavor between Princeton University and the City University of New York to investigate biophysics.
Experimental & theoretical neuroscientists from 21 countries will collaborate to understand brainwide circuits for complex behavior.
The William James Award honors individuals for their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology and international recognition for their outstanding contributions to scientific psychology.
Associate research scholar Chris Baldassano develops a method for identifying event structure in continuous narrative perception and memory.
The 2017 Freedman Prize for Exceptional Basic Research was awarded to Ilana B. Witten, Assistant Professor of Psychology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, whose lab works on interrogating the neural circuitry that supports reward learning and decision making.