Entry Date:
February 2, 2000

The Miller Laboratory: The Neural Basis of Cognitive Control

Principal Investigator Earl Miller

Project Website https://earlkmiller.org/

The Miller Laboratory uses experimental and theoretical approaches to study the neural basis of cognition. We investigate how categories, concepts, and rules are learned, mental flexibility, how attention is focused, and, more generally, how the brain coordinates goal-directed thought and action.

The goal is to construct more detailed, mechanistic accounts of how executive control is implemented in the brain and its dysfunction in diseases such as autism, schizophrenia, and attention deficit disorder.