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Dr. Amedi wearing one of the SSD devices
Brain scientists tap into visual cortex of people suffering from congenital blindness – making it possible for them to “see.”
Future Information Minimization as PAC Bayes regularization in Reinforcement Learning
A video lecture by Prof. Naftali Tishby in NIPS workshop on frontiers of model order estimation.
AUGMENTING COGNITION
A new book edited by Idan Segev and Henry Markram.
Sompolinsky
Sompolinsky was commended for producing a significant cumulative contribution to theoretical models or computational methods in neuroscience.
Scientific American: Probing the Unconscious Mind
Cognitive psychology is mapping the capabilities we are unaware we possess
Calcalist: All about mom
מחקרים פורצי דרך מגלים שהאינסטינקט האמהי הוא לא יותר מביולוגיה: ברגע שאנחנו מחזיקים תינוק, המוח שלנו - אמהות, אבות, דודים, סבתות - מתחיל להשתנות, לגדול, לשחרר הורמונים ולחדד את החושים.
Prof. Hermona Soreq
PRX-105, a variant of the protein acetylcholinesterase (AchE ), was initially developed for several indications, including as a countermeasure to nerve gas exposure.
sensory substitution SSD
Scientists at the Hebrew University have tapped onto the visual cortex of the congenitally blind by using sensory substitution, a way to convert visual information to sounds or touch
Pfor. Sompolinsky
The Swartz Prize Selection Committee announced Prof. Sompolinsky as the recipient of the Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience for 2011.
Calcalist: Using flies against pain
A short interview with Prof. Baruch Minke (Hebrew)