How the Brain Uses Neural Sequences in Navigation, Memory and Beyond SCGB director David Tank discusses how virtual reality and two-photon imaging can probe the role of neural sequences in cognition.
Widefield Calcium Imaging in Freely Behaving Rats By Grace Lindsay A device built from readily available components can image multiple brain areas during a decision-making task.
Why Neuroscience Needs Data Scientists By Emily Singer Liam Paninski describes his efforts to process calcium imaging and other neural data, an effort that he hopes will help drive a new era of data sharing.
The Dimension Question: How High Does It Go? How many cells do neuroscientists need to monitor to get an accurate picture of what the brain is doing?
New Genetically Engineered Sensors Enhance Brain-Wide Monitoring By Emily Singer Experimental evolution enables scientists to create better calcium and voltage sensors.
Capturing the Whole Brain in Action By Emily Singer New technologies that record the entire brain as animals think, move and make decisions could provide insight into global dynamics