News tagged with inhibitory cells

A little inhibition shapes the brain's GPS

Researchers from King's College London have discovered a specific class of inhibitory neurons in the cerebral cortex which plays a key role in how the brain encodes spatial information. The findings are published in the journal ...

Apr 10, 2017
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Your brain's got rhythm

Not everyone is Fred Astaire or Michael Jackson, but even those of us who seem to have two left feet have got rhythm—in our brains. From breathing to walking to chewing, our days are filled with repetitive actions that ...

Feb 14, 2017
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Deciphering the emergence of neuronal diversity

The development of the cerebral cortex played a major role in the evolution of mankind. Scientists are now studying the emergence of its cellular microstructure with high resolution methods. Neuroscientists at the University ...

Jan 30, 2017
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