New theory explains how beta waves arise in the brain

In the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team led by Brown University neuroscientists proposes a new theory — backed by data from people, animal models and computational simulation — to explain how beta waves emerge in the brain.

Finding their Royce

For 20 years, Brown’s Royce fellows have set out on carefully planned independent research projects across the world — but the discoveries that greet them aren’t always what they expect.