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New Study Helps Explain How the Brain Detects Stimuli, Including Odors
December 17, 2007
Researchers from the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC), a joint project of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, have for the first time, described a mechanism called "dynamic connectivity" in which neuronal circuits are rewired "on the fly," allowing stimuli to be more keenly sensed.
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