Dartmouth-led neuroscience study garners m award

HANOVER — A Dartmouth College-led study that strives to unravel how attention works in the brain has been awarded $6 million by the National Science Foundation.“Researchers will aim to develop a greater understanding of focused attention, which is critical to countless daily tasks, from operating machinery to maintaining safety in high-security settings. The goal of the project is to develop a unified model of attention that applies across multiple domains, from single cells to large brain circuits,” Dartmouth said in a press release Monday.The collaborative research project on the neural basis of attention is being led by Peter Tse, a professor of psychological and brain sciences at Dartmouth College, one of 14 neuroscientists from four universities working on the study.“Personally I’m very interested in how attention works in the brain…


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