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Sensory nerves

Two-photon microscope image of a direction-selective cell in a mouse retina (the cell and its dendritic tree are in red) and the starburst (green) cells surrounding that mediate the computation of motion direction
18.08.2020

Direction-selection cells in the retina can flip their orientations

Harel, Oram, Sherman and Ahissar
10.07.2017

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

Dr. Ditsa Levanon
23.03.2017

Discovering the workings of our “sixth sense” 

Our nerves respond to a range of stimuli
03.04.2014

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

Rats' whiskers
12.06.2013

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

Twitching Whiskers Tell All
01.05.2004

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...

Twitching Whiskers Tell All
20.01.2004

Study shows that perception is tied to movement

 

Our fingers...