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Advances in understanding mechanisms of thalamic relays in cognition and behavior

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The main impetus for a mini-symposium on corticothalamic interrelationships was the recent number of studies highlighting the role of the thalamus in aspects of cognition beyond sensory processing. The thalamus contributes to a range of basic cognitive behaviors that include learning and memory, inhibitory control, decision-making, and the control of visual orienting responses. Its functions are deeply intertwined with those of the better studied cortex, although the principles governing its ...

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Mitchell, AS More by this author
Murray Sherman, S More by this author
Sommer, MA More by this author
Vertes, RP More by this author
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Publisher:
Society for Neuroscience
Journal:
Journal of Neuroscience
Volume:
34
Issue:
46
Pages:
15340-15346
Publication date:
2014-11-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1529-2401
ISSN:
0270-6474
URN:
uuid:c9ccb2d6-1081-4fd3-b152-83d352097da5
Source identifiers:
491715
Local pid:
pubs:491715
Language:
English

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