In a recent episode of All Things Considered, Shankar Vedantam spoke with Barrett about the ways in which we perceive emotions in sounds.
Martinos Center News
In a recent Current Biology paper, the Martinos Center's Wim Vanduffel and colleagues report that artificially stimulating a brain region believed to play a key role in learning, reward and motivation induced monkeys to change which of two images they choose to look at.
The Martinos Center investigator is a new member of the prestigious organization.
Martinos Center researchers and colleagues will launch a $30 million research initiative designed to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and other neurological and psychiatric disorders.
The Martinos Center's Clarissa Cooley received a Young Investigator Award at the 2014 meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
The brainchild of the Martinos Center’s Tyler Triggs, the Boston-based group Parachuter aims to create evocative sonic terrains through a mix of composition and improvisation while also incorporating field recordings and sound design.
How does the brain decide whether something is correct? When it comes to the processing of spoken language, the theory has been that the brain applies a set of rules to determine which combinations of sounds are permissible. Now, the work of the Martinos Center's David Gow and colleagues suggests that the brain decides based on the words that are already known.
Science and fashion are coming together in Cambridge this Friday. And the Martinos Center’s Al Schroeder will be there.
The Martinos Center is spilling over with talent, attracting many of the brightest minds from around the world. But the talent isn’t limited to building radio frequency coils and developing novel pulse sequences for acquisition of MR data.
The moon is in the news today, with a total lunar eclipse occurring early this morning. National Geographic turns to the Martinos Center's Nouchine Hadjikhani to explain pareidolia, the human tendency to see a man in the moon and other faces where there are none.