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Where the brain detects changes in natural sounds

Electrical activity in a region of the parietal cortex underlies the detection of a transition between two complex sounds, finds a study of human participants published in eNeuro. The research provides insight into how the ...

Apr 09, 2018
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Slow, steady waves keep brain humming

If you keep a close eye on an MRI scan of the brain, you'll see a wave pass through the entire brain like a heartbeat once every few seconds. This ultra-slow rhythm was recognized decades ago, but no one quite knew what to ...

Mar 29, 2018
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Understanding the smallest brain circuits

Roberto Fernández Galán, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the university's School of Engineering, and a team of undergraduate researchers at Case Western Reserve have been recording ...

Feb 28, 2018
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