Iain Couzin is deciphering the rules that govern group behavior. The results might provide a fresh perspective on how networks of neurons work together.
A new algorithm, called seqNMF, can detect sequences in neural data generated by 'internal behaviors,' such as an animal thinking or sleeping.
Small, single-track conferences expose scientists to research outside their comfort zone, which can invigorate them in unexpected ways.
Check out these talks, tutorials and workshops featuring investigators from the Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain.