Professor Paul Fletcher believes that exploring how the brain makes predictions about the world will help us to understand mental illness.
Scientists have discovered "striking similarities" between human brains, the nervous system of the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans and computer chips.
Cambridge University researchers have discovered that whether someone is a "people-person" may depend on the structure of their brain: the greater the concentration of brain tissue in certain parts of the brain, the more likely they are to be a warm, sentimental person.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has signed its first agreement with the University to optimise the early clinical development of new GSK medicines for obesity and addictive disorders.
Cambridge researchers have discovered that measuring activity in a region of the brain could help to identify people at risk of developing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
Major psychiatric disorders are extremely common and their effects on behaviour, perception, emotion and cognition constitute an enormous contribution to worldwide disability.