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Listen to Quanta Magazine's in-depth news stories about developments in mathematics, theoretical physics, theoretical computer science and the basic life sciences. Quanta, an editorially independent magazine published by the Simons Foundation, seeks to enhance public understanding of basic research. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org.
26 Aug 2020 • 19 mins
A brain circuit that suppresses distracting sensory information holds important clues about attention and other cognitive processes. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music is “Aimless Amos” by the Rondo Brothers.