Very excited about our new paper: "Ventromedial prefrontal cortex compression during learning". vmPFC coding akin to goal-directed dimensionality reduction and tracks attention weights from learning models. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-13930-8
Hippocampal white matter microstructure predicts rapid category learning
Melisa Gumus, Teresa Zhu, Meg Schlichting, and Michael Mack
Early hippocampal engagement supports flexible category learning
Ziming Cheng, Tong Liu, and Michael Mack
Excited for our new paper published in Journal of Neuroscience! This paper is a companion review for the SfN 2019 minisymposium co-chaired by Dasa Zeithamova and Michael Mack.
Very excited to welcome Juliana Adema, Emily Heffernan, and Gaeun Son to the lab as new graduate students!
Excited to have our new paper published: "Comparison of semi-automated hippocampal subfield segmentation methods in a pediatric sample"
We're excited to start work on a new collaborative project on the neurocognitive impact of indoor air quality. This project is in collaboration with Jeffrey Siegel in the U of T Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering and is funded by an XSeed Grant from the U of T Faculties of Arts & Science and Engineering.
Congrats to Marlie, Jason and Melisa on completing their bachelor's degree with success. Macklab was happy to share the excitement of their graduation day, and thank you to Teresa, Chanel and Belinda for surprising us with creative and fun posters!
Congrats to Marlie for receiving an University of Toronto Excellence Award (UTEA) for Summer 2018!
Congrats to Teresa for receiving an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) for Summer 2018!
Marlie presented her undergraduate thesis as part of her undergraduate specialist program! Well-done!