How does the brain interact with the world?
The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function seeks to better understand how the brain interacts with the world by focusing on the brain’s intricate structure and functions that underlie attention, prediction and decision-making.
To achieve this goal, we are facilitating collaborations amongst Australia’s leading brain researchers in the fields of brain anatomy and physiology, neuronal networks, neural circuits, brain systems, human behaviour and neurotechnologies.
Our integrative brain research crosses four inter-connected themes:
12 July 2018
The brain uses the same pathways when we produce speech and predict sounds
The identification of a new connection in the brain involved in reducing the fear response upends the current model of fear extinction.