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Supporting adaptive changes in sound processing

Monday, 19 November 2018

An interview with Andrea Hasenstaub, PhD, an Assistant Professor in the Coleman Memorial Laboratories in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) at the University of California, San Francisco, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Flexibility of the auditory cortex is key to enabling highly dynamic responses to sounds. I caught up with Andrea […]

Learning from reward and punishment

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

An interview with Professor Adam Kepecs, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Animals learn to survive by reinforcing their successes, but how does the brain achieve this? Adam Kepecs, Professor and Chair of Neuroscience Program at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, recently gave a seminar at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre where he […]

Detecting, discriminating and generalising odours

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

An interview with Dr Sandeep Robert Datta, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) How does the brain allow us to achieve two seemingly competitive tasks: telling odors apart and knowing that different smells are related to each other? While both involve detecting an odour, the former requires the ability to perceive differences, whereas the latter […]