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Where confidence lives in the brain

Confidence might be more than just an emotion. A new study published in the journal Neuron suggests that it may actually be a measurable brain activity.

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Sainsbury Wellcome Centre Recruitment Opportunities

The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour is launching a recruitment drive for outstanding researchers in the field to join the new centre which will be opening its doors early in 2015.

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The 2014 Paykel Lecture - Tuesday 25th November

The 2014 Paykel Lecture will take place on Tuesday 25th November, and the speaker will be Dr Oliver Howes from the Institute of Psychiatry, London.

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Welcome to Cambridge Neuroscience

Cambridge Neuroscience — connecting multidisciplinary neuroscience research and teaching across the University of Cambridge and affiliated Institutes, with a mission to increase our fundamental understanding of brain function and enhance quality of life

Neuroscience has transformed our understanding of the healthy brain and promises treatments for devastating disorders that affect millions of people. As the search for more effective therapies continues, unravelling the complexities of the brain and mind has become a multi-disciplinary enterprise. Neuroscience now transcends biology and, increasingly, involves novel intellectual alliances such as computational neuroscience, social neuroscience, educational neuroscience, neuroeconomics, neurophilosophy and neuroethics.

Cambridge Neuroscience exists as a virtual centre of excellence with crosscutting research programmes in thematic areas.

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Call for Workshop Proposals
Deadline: Friday October 10th 2014

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Today's talks – Tuesday 30th September

1:00pm Testing the Bayesian confidence hypothesis
Wei Ji Ma (New York University)
The host for this talk is Professor Daniel Wolpert