Paying attention makes touch-sensing brain cells fire rapidly and in sync

9 diciembre 2014

Whether we’re paying attention to something we see can be discerned by monitoring the firings of specific groups of brain cells. Now, new work shows that the same holds true for the sense of touch. The study brings researchers closer to understanding how animals’ thoughts and feelings affect their perception of external stimuli.
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