Tagged: neuroscience


What is motor cortex for?

The neocortex is the most recent evolutionary expansion of the mammalian brain, and it is integral for complex, intelligent behaviour. It contains primary sensory areas dedicated to sight, hearing and touch, as well as...

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Reading and writing brain activity using light

Methods for precise stimulation of neurons are crucial for understanding how brain activity relates to behavior. Traditionally, neuroscientists placed electrodes in the brain to stimulate neurons. However, brain structures contain very diverse populations of...

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