The brain getting bored

What happens when the brain gets bored?

When we get bored, our brain quickly frees up processing power, keeping up task performance (so you can keep driving down the interstate) while increasingly thinking about other things (life!). Read all about it in our Trained to Silence paper.

Methods & tools:

  • Functional MRI
  • Behavioral testing (questionnaires & tests)
  • General linear model (GLM) analysis
  • Time-series analysis
  • High-performance computing (HPC) (on prem)
  • Scripting: MATLAB, Shell
  • Brain imaging software: FSL
Meir Meshulam
Meir Meshulam
Postdoc researcher

Meir Meshulam is a postdoc in Neuroscience at Princeton University, using machine learning and deep learning to study human cognition.