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Tell me something interesting: context dependent adaptation in somatosensory cortex.

Abstract:

It is widely accepted that through a process of adaptation cells adjust their sensitivity in accordance with prevailing stimulus conditions. However, in two recent studies exploring adaptation in the rodent inferior colliculus and somatosensory cortex, neurons did not adapt towards global mean, but rather became most sensitive to inputs that were located towards the edge of the stimulus distribution with greater intensity than the mean. We re-examined electrophysiological data from the somato...

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Davies, LA More by this author
Garcia-Lazaro, JA More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
Wennekers, T More by this author
Denham, SL More by this author
Journal:
Journal of neuroscience methods
Volume:
210
Issue:
1
Pages:
35-48
Publication date:
2012-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-678X
ISSN:
0165-0270
URN:
uuid:13bd4a8b-5fd6-41f0-9245-023cb7cc1b0f
Source identifiers:
221325
Local pid:
pubs:221325

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