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Sensory nerves

Our nerves respond to a range of stimuli

Why does a background noise that stops and suddenly starts again get our attention?

Rats' whiskers

Rats' whiskers, and other sense organs, may process information even before it gets to the nearest nerve cell

Twitching Whiskers Tell All

Study shows that perception is tied to movement


Our fingers...
Harel, Oram, Sherman and Ahissar

How does attention direct the subconscious actions of our sensory organs? 

Dr. Ditsa Levanon

Discovering the workings of our “sixth sense” 

Twitching Whiskers Tell All

Neurons in a rats' brain that respond just to whisker motion may help explain why our fingers move to feel and our eyes to take...