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Study reveals molecular mechanisms of memory formation
By: Anne Trafton
MIT Neuroscientists discover a cellular pathway that encodes memories by strengthening specific synapses.
Lessons in learning from MIT's Festival of Learning
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.
Institute launches the MIT Intelligence Quest
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?"
Decoding human cognition
By: Fatima Husain
“We assume people are rational, and we assume people are logical, but they are really not," says MIT's Zhou.
J-WEL grant award announcement and call for proposals in education innovation
By: MIT Open Learning
Funding is available to MIT faculty to support educational innovations in pre-K12, higher education, and workplace learning.
New study reveals how brain waves control working memory
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.
J-PAL North America launches education technology innovation competition
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.
New program from MIT offers refugees a career boost
By: David L. Chandler
The new program, launched during a Solve competition at MIT, is called the Refugee Action (ReACT) Certificate Program.
Hilton Head High robotics team shoots for the moon, lands world championship
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.
Students defend the future of facts on Wikipedia
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".