Pieter Roelfsema reappointed as director

Why some visual stimuli don't reach consciousness

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Two scientists receive Vici-grant

Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience

Our brain is our most complex and fascinating organ. Our brain is responsible for everything we do, think and experience. What mechanisms lie hidden within those one hundred billion nerve cells, linked by one hundred thousand kilometers of connections? The scientists of the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience are working to answer these questions.


Roelfsema Group

Bram van Vugt, Bruno Dagnino, Devavrat Vartak, Houman Safaai, Stefano Panzeri, Stanislas Dehaene, Pieter R Roelfsema The threshold for conscious report Science (2018)

Kole Group

Maarten Hp Kole, Romain Brette The electrical significance of axon location diversity Current Opinion in Neurobiology 51 (2018) 52-59 Download

Roelfsema Group

Pieter R Roelfsema, Anthony J D G Holtmaat Control of synaptic plasticity in deep cortical networks Nature Reviews Neuroscience 19 (2018) 166-180

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