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Brain Science News


Data Stories | Coding the visual world

October 11, 2018

See how Stanford electrical engineering student Amy Christensen used data from the Allen Brain Observatory to study how visual information is coded by the brain.

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Allen Institute Releases Data from 30,000 Brain Cells in Action

October 11, 2018

Data release also includes new information on brain cell types, as well as a new design for the data portal and new resource for computational modeling


A summer camp for computational neuroscience

September 6, 2018

The Summer Workshop on the Dynamic Brain is a two-week crash course in programming, data analysis and neuroscience.