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  1. How the brain “plays” with predictability and randomness to choose the right time to act


    We found that two different regions within the brain seem to play very different roles in the generation of action timing. One area appears to keep track of the ideal waiting time based on experience. A second area also keeps track of the ideal timing, and in addition shows variability that renders individual decisions unpredictable. – Zach Mainen


  2. Prestigious grant awarded to group leader at Champalimaud Research


    Joe Paton was selected by the International Research Scholars Program to further his work on the neural basis of time perception and decision-making.


  3. Humans of Science: Catherine French


    Who are today’s scientists? Inspired by the project “Humans of New York”, Ar Magazine turns the spotlight on individual humans of science every month.


  4. Bugs for thought: Gut bacteria tell the brain what animals should eat


    With the right microbiome, fruit flies are able to face unfavorable nutritional situations.- Zita Santos


  5. Catch me if you can


    CR scientists discover neurons that control willingness to mate in female fruit flies.


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