18 Dec 2020 - 19:00
Scientists in Japan’s brain science project have used machine intelligence to improve the accuracy and reliability of a powerful brain-mapping technique, a new study reports. Their development,...
Type: Press release
27 Nov 2020 - 14:00
We’ve all been there. Whether we’re waiting for a bus that is stuck in traffic, or eagerly anticipating the release of a new book, film or album, there are times when we need to be patient. Learning...
Type: Press release
8 Sep 2020 - 16:00
Research conducted by the Computational Neuroscience Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has...
Type: Press release
21 Oct 2019 - 15:36
Cognitive scientists are modeling the innerworkings of the human brain using computer simulations, but many current models tend to be inaccurate. Researchers in the...
Type: News Article
8 Aug 2018 - 00:00
There are no crystal balls in science. For researchers, making predictions about the outcome of an experiment requires close observation of available data. But in neurobiology, making accurate...
Type: News Article
1 Jun 2018 - 18:00
Just a little longer. It’s a common experience: hanging on in the hopes that our patience will pay off in the end. From waiting from a restaurant seat to queuing at a theme park, we’re all able to...
Type: Press release
14 Mar 2018 - 10:22
The process we call learning is in fact a well-orchestrated symphony of thousands of molecular reactions, but the exact interplay between these reactions remains largely unknown. Now, researchers at...
Type: News Article
24 Mar 2017 - 10:10
Unlike experimental neuroscientists who deal with real-life neurons, computational neuroscientists use model simulations to investigate how the brain functions. While many computational...
Type: News Article
17 Oct 2016 - 13:43
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. have embarked on a joint research project to facilitate more human-like learning processes in...
Type: News Article
26 Jul 2016 - 21:00
Our eyes are constantly moving, whether we notice or not. They jump from one focus point to another and even when we seem to be focused on one point, the eyes continue to reflexively move. These...
Type: News Article
4 Jul 2016 - 13:27
In the year 2020, Japan plans to launch the next generation of supercomputer called post K, which is about 100 times faster than the current...
Type: News Article
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