Prof. Jean-Pierre Changeux, Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience at the Institut Pasteur and Collège de France has been selected as the winner of the 2018 ALBERT EINSTEIN World Award of Science.
Ethics and human rights in the age of AI and big data.
The European Commission and the Human Brain Project (HBP) have signed the second Specific Grant Agreement (SGA2), which will fund the HBP from April 1st 2018 until March 31st 2020 with EUR 88 million.
HBP researchers have published a novel post-mortem mapping of the hippocampus at unprecedented resolution using ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging (UHF-MRI) and more specifically diffusion MRI-based methods. This not only reveals the hippocampus' substructures, but also its internal connectivity and cellular composition.
Emerging evidence suggests the unconscious can experience many of the things that conscious people do.
Report on the “Understanding the Human Brain – Re-thinking Man and Machine” discussion at Campus Biotech, Geneva, May 3, 2018.
In June, the European Human Brain Project (HBP) invites scientists, physicians, philosophers and students to join the project’s first large international conference devoted to the understanding of consciousness. The conference will focus on fundamentals and theory, experimental studies, computational models, and clinical-societal implications of consciousness research. This is the first in a series of large, HBP international conference and will take place in central Barcelona on June 21-22, 2018.