The White House: BRAIN Iniatitive

Participants should be aware of The White House: BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative, announced on April 2, 2012. NSF is an important participant in this initiative (NSF BRAIN Initiative) and this workshop is concerned with issues that are directly relevant. Therefore, we are asked to consider the following and include it as part of the workshop report (to be prepared by DP):

From the perspective of our community

  1. Identify the major obstacles to progress in understanding the brain and
  2. Discuss theoretical and experimental approaches to overcome these obstacles.
Other relevant websites that the participants might want to explore in preparation: