Psychology & Psychiatry

'Knowing how' is in your brain

Although we often think of knowledge as "knowing that" (for example, knowing that Paris is the capital of France), each of us also knows many procedures consisting of "knowing how," such as knowing how to tie a knot or start ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How could COVID-19 and the body's immune response affect the brain?

Although the most immediately threatening symptoms of COVID-19 are respiratory, neuroscientists are intently studying the pandemic from the perspective of the central nervous system. Clinical research and case reports provide ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Examining the social impact of COVID-19

After being forced to relocate from their MIT dorms during the COVID-19 crisis, two members of Professor Rebecca Saxe's lab at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research are now applying their psychology skills to study the ...

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