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Mehrdad Jazayeri, the Robert A. Swanson Career Development Professor of Life Sciences, a member of MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research, and the senior author of the study. Image: Justin Knight

How the brain performs flexible computations?

People can play out a huge swath of mental tasks and change their social reactions based on external instructions and inward convictions. MIT scientists...