Gonçalo Lopes


Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

I am a software engineer turned neuroscientist, fascinated by the robust behavior of intelligent systems. I study how the motor cortex gives mammals the ability to develop flexible responses to unexpected events.

2 articles

How theater, startup culture, and business history helped us become better neuroscientists

The sciences would benefit enormously from applying lessons from art and business

Does modern neuroscience really help us understand behavior?

Two experts argue that the field needs to move beyond its limited roots

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