Sensory decision-making: rats sleuth evidence through active sensing

Maravall, Miguel (2019) Sensory decision-making: rats sleuth evidence through active sensing. Current Biology, 29 (9). R317-R319. ISSN 0960-9822

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Abstract

Rats using their whiskers to identify a texture gather evidence touch by touch until they reach a threshold. On every touch, the somatosensory cortex sends a packet of texture information to downstream regions tasked with integrating this evidence.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Neuroscience
Research Centres and Groups: Sussex Neuroscience
Subjects: Q Science > QP Physiology > QP0351 Neurophysiology and neuropsychology
Depositing User: Miguel Maravall
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2019 15:11
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2019 09:06
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/84612

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Sensory sequence representation and discrimination in cortical circuitsG1975MRC-MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCILMR/P006639/1