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Researchers at the Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unitopens in new window have discovered that specific mental abilities – such as problem-solving or multi-tasking – decline with age […]
Working memory is vital for holding information in mind in the course of many everyday activities. Children with weak working memory skills often fail to remember vital information in […]
We have known for some time that the brain is composed of a set of highly integrated networks, with seemingly distant brain areas forming coordinated systems. These networks develop gradually […]
Tim Dalgleish, Programme Leader at the CBU recently judged a national debating competition staged for local schools. The ‘Debating Matters’ scheme run by the Institute of Ideas and supported by […]
We have learned with great sadness and affection than our previous Assistant Director, Ivan Brown, died on 4 November. During many years at the Unit (1953 to 1994), Ivan was […]
Artificial intelligence has made great strides recently on the problem of visual object recognition. The latest generation of algorithms reaches performance levels similar to humans on some recognition tasks. This […]
Applications are now being accepted for our PhD and MPhil positions, starting in October 2015 – but be quick the deadline is at the end of this month.Full details on […]
Dementia and neuroscience research at Cambridge receives major funding boost A major new collaboration between the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (CBU) and the University of Cambridge has been awarded […]