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AI studies reveal inner workings of short-term memory

06/28/2019

Professor David Freedman, computational neuroscience program chair, was senior author on this study on short-term memory published in Nature Neuroscience. https://news.uchicago.edu/story/ai-studies-reveal-inner-workings-short-term-memory

How do you measure the sense of touch?

06/28/2019

CNS faculty member, Associate Professor Sliman Bensmaia, and postdoctoral scholar Justin Lieber describe their research in the somatosensory lab, where a rotating drum can measure how 60 different textures feel against the skin. https://news.uchicago.edu/videos/how-do-you-measure-sense-touch

$3.4 million grant to support development of brain-controlled prosthetic limbs

06/24/2019

A team of researchers at the University of Chicago has received a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The funding will help the team develop robotic arms patients can control with their minds that receive sensory feedback from attached prosthetic hands.