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By: Anne Trafton
MIT Neuroscientists discover a cellular pathway that encodes memories by strengthening specific synapses.
By: Michael Patrick Rutter
Like learning, teaching requires expertise. Too often faculty are not given the time, opportunity, or right incentives to develop their teaching skills.
By: Peter Dizikes
New Institute-wide initiative will advance human and machine intelligence research. MIT will strive to answer the question, "how does human intelligence work?" 
By: Fatima Husain
“We assume people are rational, and we assume people are logical, but they are really not," says MIT's Zhou. 
By: MIT Open Learning
Funding is available to MIT faculty to support educational innovations in pre-K12, higher education, and workplace learning. 
By: Anne Trafton
MIT neuroscientists have found evidence that the brain’s ability to control what it’s thinking about relies on low-frequency brain waves known as beta rhythms.
By: J-PAL North America
Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab initiative aims to help U.S. education leaders identify technology-based solutions to key challenges in education.
By: David L. Chandler
The new program, launched during a Solve competition at MIT, is called the Refugee Action (ReACT) Certificate Program. 
By: Stassy Olmos
The Hilton Head High School robotics team is officially world renowned after the team won first place in an international robotics competition at MIT last week.
By: Holly Else
MIT lecturer, Amy Carleton, talks about how she uses Wikipedia to teach courses when previously she had posted a sign that read "Wikipedia is not a source".