David Freedman

Window to the brain

May 11, 2016

In a story that will be appearing in the Spring issue of Medicine on the Midway, we take a look at the work of two of UChicago's brightest young neuroscientists, who use the visual system as a window to the brain. By understanding the activity of individual neurons and neural circuits involved in vision, they aim to unlock the biology of not just how we see, but how we think, how we remember, how we learn, how we make decisions and more. [Read More]

Learning how the brain learns

January 29, 2016

For UChicago neuroscientist David Freedman, the key to understanding the brain’s ability to learn is to focus on a specific cognitive function where learning, memory and decision making all intersect—visual categorization. [Read More]
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