Wiretapping the senses

Posted by on June 2, 2016 5:26 pm
Categories: Science

Sensory information enters the brain at the primary sensory cortex, where they are processed by different layers of cells in ways that ultimately influence an animal’s perception and behavioral response. Scientists have now watched the flow of information between the different layers of the cortex for the first time in awake, active mice. Their work provides new insights into links between sensory stimuli and behavior.

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