Penn, University of California and Army Research Lab Show How Brain’s Wiring Leads to Cognitive Control
How does the brain determine which direction to let its thoughts fly? Looking for the mechanisms behind cognitive control of thought, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, University of California and United States Army Research Laboratory have used brain scans to shed new light on this question.
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Jonathan Baron of the School of Arts & Sciences and Uri Simonsohn of Arts & Sciences and the Wharton School are quoted.
Dean Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on how flying robots are programmed to figure things out.
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Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about the impact of a MacArthur Foundation grant on her research.
Danielle Bassett of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for studying how learning works.